Definition of Bassoonist

1. Noun. A musician who plays the bassoon.

Generic synonyms: Instrumentalist, Musician, Player
Derivative terms: Bassoon

Definition of Bassoonist

1. n. A performer on the bassoon.

Definition of Bassoonist

1. Noun. A person who plays the bassoon, a musical instrument in the woodwind family, having a double reed and, playing in a tenor range. ¹

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Definition of Bassoonist

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Literary usage of Bassoonist

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1. Music Lovers' Cyclopedia: Containing a Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary by Rupert Hughes (1912)
"1768 ; son of above ; bassoonist. (3) Wm., Stuttgart, 1825—Berlin, 1878; singer and teacher. (4) Max, b. Hanover, Dec. r, 1856; son of above; ..."

2. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"Composer and bassoonist; born at Versailles; studied under his brother, Gebel Michel ... At fifteen he was bassoonist in the Swiss Guard, at twenty-three ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Being the Sixth Volume of the by Charles Newell Boyd, Waldo Selden Pratt (1920)
"... to Boston and at once became popular there and elsewhere. See Sonneck, Concert-Life, p. 36, etc. •Priest, William, an English bassoonist and trumpeter ..."

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