Paul Waaktaar-Savoy


Birthday September 6, 1961

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Norway

Age 62 years old

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Norwegian songwriter and guitarist known best for his membership in the A-ha band. He penned many of the group's hit songs, including "Take on Me" and "The Sun Always Shines on T.V."

Before Fame

As a member of a band called Bridges, he released a 1979 album entitled Fakkeltog.


A visual artist as well as a musician, he exhibited his paintings in 1998 at a gallery in Lillehammer, Norway.

Family Life

He married American musician Lauren Waaktaar-Savoy; they welcomed a child, True August Waaktaar-Savoy, in 1999.

Associated With

He and singer Morten Harket were both members of A-ha.