Definition of Pianist

1. Noun. A person who plays the piano.




Definition of Pianist

1. n. A performer, esp. a skilled performer, on the piano.

Definition of Pianist

1. Noun. A person who plays the piano, particularly with skill or as part of an orchestra. ¹

2. Noun. (context: World War II WWII) A spy using radio or wireless telegraphy to keep in touch with headquarters during the Second World War ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pianist

1. one who plays the piano [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pianist

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Literary usage of Pianist

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1. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"SOME CHARACTERISTICS OF PADEREWSKI THE pianist BY TP CURRIER ROM the frequent adverse criticisms that are read and heard concerning the great pianist, ..."

2. Australian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time: Containing the History by John Henniker Heaton (1879)
"Madame Jaffa, pianist, first appearance at Exchange, Sydney, September 19, 1859. ... Maud Fitz-Stubbs, juvenile amateur pianist. first appeared in public at ..."

3. Schubert by Edmondstoune Duncan (1905)
"THE musician in Schubert was chiefly manifested in his works, for though a gifted singer and violinist in his school-days, and a passable pianist in later ..."

4. Success in Music and how it is Won by Henry Theophilus Finck, Ignace Jan Paderewski (1909)
"XV CHOPIN AS pianist AND TEACHER Two years after Beethoven died in Vienna, ... His style was different from that of any other pianist ever heard there, ..."

5. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1877)
"I saw the other day a letter from a noted pianist to the president of one of ... Here you see how a pianist can be debarred from a most important musical ..."

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