What does composer mean?

Definitions for composer
kəmˈpoʊ zərcom·pos·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. composernoun

    someone who composes music as a profession

Wiktionary

  1. composernoun

    One who composes; an author. Specifically, an author of a piece of music.

  2. composernoun

    One who, or that which, quits or calms.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Composernoun

    Etymology: from compose.

    Now will be the right season of forming them to be able writers and composers in every excellent matter. John Milton.

    If the thoughts of such authors have nothing in them, they at least do no harm, and shew an honest industry and a good intention in the composer. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 40.

    For composition I prefer next Ludovico, a most judicious and sweet composer. Henry Peacham, of Musick.

    The composer has so expressed my sense, where I intended to move the passions, that he seems to have been the poet as well as the composer. John Dryden, Albion and Albanius, Preface.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Composernoun

    one who composes; an author. Specifically, an author of a piece of music

  2. Composernoun

    one who, or that which, quiets or calms; one who adjusts a difference

Freebase

  1. Composer

    A composer is a person who creates music, either by musical notation or oral tradition, for interpretation and performance, or through direct manipulation of sonic material as electroacoustic music.

Editors Contribution

  1. composer

    A person who creates songs


    Submitted by kdubred on May 4, 2021  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'composer' in Nouns Frequency: #2311

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of composer in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of composer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of composer in a Sentence

  1. Peter Ross:

    You have to go to the composer himself, or his heirs, play the work, and get his approval, that, he never did.

  2. Manu Dibango:

    It has moved beyond me. It is good in a way, once a song becomes a standard, it no longer belongs to the composer but to the person who interprets it.

  3. Ulrich Leisinger:

    Here we have a short, not great, piece by Mozart, but at least something that really sheds new light on his daily life as an opera composer in Vienna.

  4. Germany Richard Wagner:

    Finally the people here in Bayreuth understand that this is the most important composer of the world and he has to have a museum and that is done now, so it's great.

  5. Frank Zappa:

    A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.

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