chansonnier

noun
chan·son·nier | \ˌshäⁿ-sō-ˈnyā \

Definition of chansonnier 

: a writer or singer of chansons especially : a cabaret singer

First Known Use of chansonnier

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chansonnier

French, from chanson

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