Tonsenlagen, district of Oslo (Norway)
6th September Paal’s birth.
Waaktaar is the surname of his mother, Gamst is the surname of the father. He as a two years younger sister named Tonje. His first band was called ‘Black Days’. At age 10 or 11 the family moved to Manglerud, a district of South Oslo, so could Paal meet Mags.
Nickname at school: Popeye
Paal played guitar in a-ha and is the songwriter of most part of a-ha’s material.