Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists
NOPA, the Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists is a trade union for creators of music and song lyrics in Norway.
It was created in 1937 as Norske populærautorer. The name has later been changed to NOPA – Norsk forening for komponister og tekstforfattere. It is a daughter organization of TONO, and a sister of the Norwegian Society of Composers. Chief administrative officer is Tine Tangestuen, while the board of directors consists of Ingrid Kindem (Chairman of the board), Dagfinn Nordbø, Jon-Willy Rydningen, Tove Bøygård, Arvid Wam Solvang, Karoline Krüger and Bjørn Eidsvåg. NOPA is currently one of the 36 organizations of composers and songwriters represented by the European Composer and Songwriter Alliance.
- "Den musikalske hovedleverandør til det norske folk" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists. Archived from the original on May 12, 2009. Retrieved 16 July 2009.
- "Organisasjon" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists. Retrieved 16 July 2009.
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