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Saturday, 18 May 2013

Agnetha Fältskog was praised by CHAIR on tonight's release party in Stockholm

Agnetha received SKAP price for Kai Gullmar memory in Stockholm on Friday evening. Photo: Kjell Holmstrand.

At Friday night's release party in Stockholm for the new album "A" received the singer and composer Agnetha SKAP price for Kai Gullmar memory. SKAP director Johan Ekelund, presented the award.

Motivation is as follows:

Always present and with an unparalleled position in the Swedish music's history and future - SKAP price for Kai Gullmar memory 2013 allocated Agnetha Fältskog.

Past recipients of the SKAP price for Kai Gullmar memory is Nina Persson (2012) and Lena Philipson (2011).

Kai Gullmar has been called Sweden's first female popular composer and was one of the 1900s most successful and beloved composers. She wrote over 500 songs, including sailor waltzes, ballads, film music and evergreens.

The scholarship amount is SEK 40 000. Each year CHAIR out some thirty awards and scholarships for highlighting the composers and text writers behind the music we all listen to.

CHAIR - Swedish Composers of Popular Music is the Swedish association for professional composers, lyricists and arrangers. CHAIR conducts on behalf of its more than 1,000 members lobbying nationally and internationally, offers member service and is the principal of the STIM.

CHAIR holds 2013-2016 presidency of ECSA - European Composer & Songwriter Alliance and collaborate through ECSA with MCNA - Music Creators North America. Together they represent ECSA and MCNA national music creates organizations and their members in over 30 countries.


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