Definition of composer
: one that composes; especially : a person who writes music
Examples of composer in a Sentence
She prefers Mozart and Beethoven to modern composers.
a versatile composer whose works include operas, symphonies, concertos, and sonatas
Recent Examples of composer from the Web
One was a pastoral song lyric about summer memories by the composer Yoshinao Nakada, the other a haiku of Ms. Buechner’s devising about the unrewarded devotion of a New York Mets fan.
Joey Alexander, a 13-year-old Indonesian piano prodigy, was drawn to the composer at age 6.
She was commissioned by the U.S. Postal Service to design a stamp that came out during Christmas 1988 in honor of composer Irving Berlin’s 100th birthday.
The Liszt — one of the more tasteful works by that composer — generated some excitement and even lyrical beauty.
One of the wonders of postwar Gotham was the New York School: an informal but deeply committed band of artists, writers, and composers who were dedicated to creating an aesthetic free from tradition but high in artistic standards.
It's also filled with the music and longing of composer Orbert Davis in director Ron OJ Parson's languid TimeLine production.
Mainly Mozart What: Top classical musicians from around the world will perform the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and other composers throughout June.
The no-frills staging by Stephen Van Dorn services composer Stephen Flaherty's pop score with a live four-piece band under Taylor Stephenson’s musical direction.
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COMPOSER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of composer for English Language Learners
: a person who writes music
COMPOSER Defined for Kids
Definition of composer for Students
: a writer of music
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