The association was founded on the 14th of November 1987.
The purposes of the association are to nurture the interests of Faroese composers, to protect their rights and to actively seek to improve the composers' artistic and financial circumstances.

 

Búgvi Jónleifsson

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Búgvi Jónleifsson, born in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, co-wrote songs for Paradox, a Punk Rock band from the Faroe Islands, in which he was the drummer/percussionist since 2004.  In 2006 they released their debut album Falling in love in English and played a lot of concerts in the Faroe Islands.  

The band broke up when lead singer Heini better known as Corfitz became the guitarist of the band, The Dreams, with his older brother Eiríkur on bass.  Corfitz still play some of the  old songs, such as “Waiting for an Angel”, with his new band.

Búgvi Jónleifsson currently Studies Contemporary Music at The University of Melbourne.