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.


Ingun Simonsen

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Ingun Simonsen, born in Tórshavn, is a Faroese singer, songwriter and composer.  

She is best known for the title track on her first album release in 1984, “Áh, um eg kundi” as well as her second album, “Eg vil liva”, released in 1987.  Both albums got a great deal on air-play on Faroese Radio.

In later years Ingun Simonsen has composed music for childrens albums.  

Most recently she has composed one song for the debut album of Jan Petersen released in February 2014.

Title Instrument Year Duration Publisher Recording
Brass Quintet in Three Partsbrassq201611:30Manus.
Eg Vil Liva1987Studio Album
Áh, um eg kundi1984Studio Album