Definition of Musician

1. Noun. Someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession).




2. Noun. Artist who composes or conducts music as a profession.
Category relationships: Music
Specialized synonyms: Adapter, Arranger, Transcriber, Cantor, Choirmaster, Precentor, Composer, Conductor, Director, Music Director, Virtuoso
Generic synonyms: Artist, Creative Person
Specialized synonyms: Herbert, Victor Herbert, Ono, Yoko Ono, Carl Orff, Orff
Derivative terms: Music, Music, Music, Musicianship

Definition of Musician

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

Definition of Musician

1. Noun. A composer, conductor, or performer of music. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Musician

1. one who performs or composes music [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musician

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musicalities
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musicalization
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musically
musicalness
musicals
musicdisk
musicdisks
musician (current term)
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musick
musicke
musicked
musicker
musickers
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musicking
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Literary usage of Musician

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"MF Washburn. Nat Educ Assn 1916:600-6 Study and teaching Sec Music—Instruction and study Theory Balance and contrast. P. Gordon. musician ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Very good, Thrasymachus, I said ; and now to take the case of the arts : you would admit that one man is a musician and another not a musician ? Yes. ..."

3. Household Stories, from the Collection of the Bros: Grimm by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm (1883)
"I had no particular wish for such company," said the musician : but the wolf drew ... That is easily done," answered the musician, " you have only to do ..."

4. Folio (1881)
"WHAT IS Л musician ! In almost all of the philosophical works upon music, ... Yet the piano must still be the starting point of the true musician, ..."

5. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"She is a thorough musician, and has a soul with more ears to it than you will often get in a musician. Your singing will satisfy her: 'Vor den Wissenden ..."

6. Vital Records of Kingston, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by Kingston (Mass. : Town) (1911)
"Elijah, musician, and w., [1782]. PR23. Daniel, ch. Elijah, musician, and w., ... Elijah, musician, [1752]. PR23. CHAMBERLAIN, Levi, Feb. 21 [1775]. PR23. ..."

7. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"MF Washburn. Nat Educ Assn 1916:600-6 Study and teaching Sec Music—Instruction and study Theory Balance and contrast. P. Gordon. musician ..."

8. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Very good, Thrasymachus, I said ; and now to take the case of the arts : you would admit that one man is a musician and another not a musician ? Yes. ..."

9. Household Stories, from the Collection of the Bros: Grimm by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm (1883)
"I had no particular wish for such company," said the musician : but the wolf drew ... That is easily done," answered the musician, " you have only to do ..."

10. Folio (1881)
"WHAT IS Л musician ! In almost all of the philosophical works upon music, ... Yet the piano must still be the starting point of the true musician, ..."

11. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"She is a thorough musician, and has a soul with more ears to it than you will often get in a musician. Your singing will satisfy her: 'Vor den Wissenden ..."

12. Vital Records of Kingston, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by Kingston (Mass. : Town) (1911)
"Elijah, musician, and w., [1782]. PR23. Daniel, ch. Elijah, musician, and w., ... Elijah, musician, [1752]. PR23. CHAMBERLAIN, Levi, Feb. 21 [1775]. PR23. ..."

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