Definition of Poet-singer
1. Noun. A singer of folk songs.
Generic synonyms: Singer, Vocaliser, Vocalist, Vocalizer
Specialized synonyms: Guthrie, Woodrow Wilson Guthrie, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Peter Seeger, Seeger
Derivative terms: Minstrel
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Literary usage of Poet-singer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Magazine of Poetry by Charles Wells Moulton (1890)
"JAMES GOWDY CLARK is the greatest and most famous poet-singer of the age. For nearly forty years his fame as both poet and vocalist has been steadily rising ..."
2. The Magazine of Poetry and Literary Review (1890)
"... is the greatest and most famous poet-singer of the age. For nearly forty years his fame as both poet and vocalist has been steadily rising, until now, ..."
3. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1907)
"Now among the people who are moving in the van of progress and who by word, thought and life are furthering the advance of the new day, the poet-singer, ..."
4. Musical Myths and Facts by Carl Engel (1876)
"... of Athens, poet, singer, and trumpeter, composes war-songs for Sparta against Messenia. TERPANDER, of Lesbos, lyrist, flutist, and composer. ..."
5. Yearbook (1916)
"The words of the little song are by the poet-singer Raim- baut de Vaqueiras and are said to have been sung about the year 1180. The story connected with ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"The most characteristic point about Boyan is the statement that he was a seer and, above all, a poet-singer, which naturally suggests the derivation of the ..."
7. A Summer Hymnal: A Romance of Tennessee by John Trotwood Moore (1901)
"Poet, when he wants to be— Ay, more than poet, singer he— Singer—for now the mocking-bird From honeysuckle vine is heard, Trilling, trilling—alas, ..."