Bente Dahl, born April 9th 1946 in Århus, daughter of shop-owner Verner Jensen and shop-owner Oda Jensen.
Vice-chairwoman of the education committee in the Nordic Council from 2005. Member of the board of the Nordic Culture Fund. Chairwoman of the Liberal Party Centre Group (Midtengruppen) in the Nordic Council from 2007. Member of the Ecclesiastical Affairs Committee, the Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Committee, the Committee for Contact to the German Minority, and the Nordic Council. Deputy member of the Environment and Regional Planning Committee, the Greenland Acts Committee, and the management committee of the Danish Interparliamentary Group (IPU). Member of the Education Committee and the Social Services Committee 2005-2007. Deputy member of the Cultural Affairs Committee 2005-2007. Member of the Ministry of Education's Committee on Danish Cultural Affairs in South Slesvig 2005-2007 and again from 2008.
Member of the management committee for choirs from the border regions 2000-2004. Member of the management committee of the managerial board under DMpF, Danish Music Teachers' Union ('Dansk Musikpædagogisk Forening') 2000-2005. Member of the governing body of Askov High School 2001-2002. Member of the management board of NUMU, Nordic Union of Music Teachers ('Nordisk union for musikundervisere') from 2002. Member of the management committee for the Youth Choir of the National Church ('Folkeskolens Ungdomskor') from 2006. Chairman of Network for Enlightenment ('Netværk for Oplysning') from 2007. Chairman of Amnesty International Tønder from 2009.
Beginners' book on teaching the recorder. Various articles in scholarly periodicals, etc.
The biography is no longer updated from September 15th 2011.