Definition of Folk singer

1. Noun. A singer of folk songs.

Definition of Folk singer

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of folksinger), someone who sings folk music. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Folk Singer

folk culture
folk dance
folk dancer
folk dances
folk dancing
folk devil
folk devils
folk etymologies
folk etymology
folk hero
folk house
folk medicine
folk music
folk poet
folk rock
folk singer (current term)
folk singers
folk song
folk songs
folk tale
folk writer

Literary usage of Folk singer

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

1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"In art-songs the pauses at the subdivisions of the melody are covered up by the instrumental accompaniment; but the folk-singer, having no accompaniment, ..."

2. Essays in the Study of Folk-songs by Evelyn Martinengo Cesaresco (1886)
"One celebrated poet, and I think but one, has in our own times begun his career in like manner with the unknown folk-singer. The songs of Sandor Petofi were ..."

3. The Merry-go-round by Carl Van Vechten (1918)
"Here are his words [" English Folk-Song "] : " But, it must be remembered that the vocal method of the folk-singer is inseparable from the folk-song. ..."

4. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1876)
"NEW SERIES. with the unknown folk-singer. The songs of Sandor Petöfi were popular over the breadth of the Hungarian ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
""Ici " in C'est le bon tin qui danse ici can be nowhere else but in old France—le bon ri« alone proves this. And the Canadian folk-singer, though in a land ..."

6. Yearbook (1916)
"They make use of the same triad music that the folk-singer delights in. Or, to take a larger piece which is a little farther removed from this first stage ..."

7. The Bookman (1911)
"In a world composed almost wholly of young bachelors, where women and children are rare and the family does not exist, the folk-singer is either cut off ..."

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