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.

 

Jóhannus á Rógvu Joensen

Tórshavn, Faroe Island

Jóhannus á Rógvu Joensen, bassist from Tórshavn, contributed greatly to the early jazz records on Tutl Records in the 70's with original compositions for his band, Brongl and worked with great Danish musicians like Karsten Fogel, Jørgen Emborg, Aage Tandgaard and others.

In later years he worked as producer for many Faroese bands and artists like Frændur and Karl Martin Samuelsen.