What does musician mean?

Definitions for musician
myuˈzɪʃ ənmu·si·cian

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word musician.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. musician, instrumentalist, playernoun

    someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)

  2. musiciannoun

    artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

Wiktionary

  1. musiciannoun

    A composer, conductor, or performer of music.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Musiciannoun

    One skilled in harmony; one who performs upon instruments of musick.

    Etymology: musicus, Lat. musicien, Fr.

    Though the musicians that shall play to you,
    Hand in the air a thousand leagues from hence;
    Yet strait they shall be here. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

    The nightingale, if she should sing by day,
    When every goose is cackling, would be thought
    No better a musician than the wren. William Shakespeare.

    A painter may make a better face than ever was; but he must do it by a kind of felicity, as a musician that maketh an excellent air in musick, and not by rule. Francis Bacon, Essays.

    The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musicians sung;
    Of Bacchus ever fair and every young. Dryden.

Wikipedia

  1. Musician

    A musician is a person who composes, conducts, or performs music. According to the United States Employment Service, "musician" is a general term used to designate one who follows music as a profession. Musicians include songwriters who write both music and lyrics for songs, conductors who direct a musical performance, or performers who perform for an audience. A music performer is generally either a singer who provides vocals or an instrumentalist who plays a musical instrument. Musicians may perform on their own or as part of a group, band or orchestra. Musicians specialize in a musical style, and some musicians play in a variety of different styles depending on cultures and background. A musician who records and releases music can be known as a recording artist.

ChatGPT

  1. musician

    A musician is an individual who is skilled in playing a musical instrument or singing, and is involved in creating, performing, or interpreting music as a profession or as a form of artistic expression. Musicians can work in various genres and styles, and may perform in live concerts, recording studios, or any other setting where music is produced and enjoyed. They may also compose, arrange, or produce music, or collaborate with other musicians to create musical pieces and performances.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Musiciannoun

    one skilled in the art or science of music; esp., a skilled singer, or performer on a musical instrument

  2. Etymology: [F. musicien.]

Wikidata

  1. Musician

    A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument, especially as a profession, or is musically talented. Musicians can be classified by their roles in performing music and writing music. A person who makes music a profession, anyone who is skilled in making music or performing music creatively, or one who composes, conducts, or performs music can be called a musician. Musicians can specialize in any music style, classical, rock and roll, choral, folk music, etc. Some musicians play in many different styles. Examples of musicians' skills are the orchestration of music, improvisation, conducting, singing, composing, arranging, and/or being an instrumentalist.

Editors Contribution

  1. musician

    A person with the natural ability to sing or play a musical instrument.

    The musician was honest, loving and sang with beautiful tones.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'musician' in Nouns Frequency: #1968

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of musician in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of musician in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of musician in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Scott:

    ... She can cook, shes a musician, so theres so much music in this house -- she was playing the piano last night, we were singing together, and she also cut and colored my hair just for you guys.

  2. Toni Tennille:

    Doug Dragon was a brilliant musician with many friends who loved Doug Dragon greatly, i was at my most creative in my life when I was with Doug Dragon.

  3. Leonardo Da Vinci:

    The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.

  4. Alasdair Howell:

    I think how far Alasdair goes is really going to be up to Alasdair, there's only so much we can do to support him and he's 10 now, as Lang Lang said, between the ages of 10 and 20 is vital for any musician's development.

  5. Keith Richards ':

    To become a musician, that was the dream -- just to get into a band, you didn't care if you were stuck in the back strumming away. You know, I would have gladly done that. I wouldn't have minded being a sideman, but things turned out another way. Maybe it was the haircut or something.

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