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American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (Headquarters)

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Phone: (888) 550-4049Fax: (615) 691-7590View Additional Phone NumbersP. O. Box 331608-7515, NashvilleTN 37203 Send email to American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

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A BBB Accredited Business since 11/01/1989

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Factors that raised American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 23 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

23 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 12 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Advertising / Sales Issues3
Billing / Collection Issues14
Problems with Product / Service6
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 23

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

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Total Customer Reviews 0 Customer Reviews

Additional Information

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BBB file opened: 05/09/1988Business started: 01/01/1914
Business Management
Customer Contact: Michele D. Wright (Director of Account Services)
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Richard Reimer Mr. Vincent Candilora (Executive Vice President)
Business Category

Business & Trade Organizations, Associations

Products & Services

According to information supplied by the company, ASCAP, which is headquartered in New York City, has offices in seven cities and licensing managers throughout the country. It is the first performing rights organization in the U.S., founded in 1914 by a visionary group of songwriters including Victor Herbert, Irving Berlin, John Phillip Sousa and James Weldon Johnson. ASCAP is a membership association owned by its members who are songwriters, composers and music publishers. ASCAP operates on a not-for-profit basis. Over 500,000 U.S. members use ASCAP as a clearinghouse for collecting royalties on over eight million copyrighted musical works, representing virtually every musical genre. In addition, ASCAP has agreements with over 100 foreign organizations that license the right to perform copyrighted works in their countries. Consequently, ASCAP customers can use the works of the foreign societies' members as well through an all-inclusive ASCAP blanket license.

Alternate Business Names
American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers, ASCAP
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