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Composer vs. Lyricist

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Composernoun

One who composes; an author.

Lyricistnoun

A person who writes the lyrics of a song.

Composernoun

Especially, one who composes music.

Lyricistnoun

a person who writes the words for songs

Composernoun

One who, or that which, quiets or calms.

Lyricist

A lyricist or lyrist is a songwriter who writes lyrics—words for songs—as opposed to a composer, who writes the song's music which may include but not limited to the melody, harmony, arrangement and accompaniment.

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Composernoun

One who composes; an author. Specifically, an author of a piece of music.

‘If the thoughts of such authors have nothing in them, they at least . . . show an honest industry and a good intention in the composer.’; ‘His [Mozart's] most brilliant and solid glory is founded upon his talents as a composer.’;

Composernoun

One who, or that which, quiets or calms; one who adjusts a difference.

‘Sweet composers of the pensive soul.’;

Composernoun

someone who composes music as a profession

Composer

A composer (Latin compōnō; literally ) is a person who writes music, especially classical music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms. A composer may create music in any music genre, including, for example, classical music, musical theatre, blues, folk music, jazz, and popular music.

‘one who puts together’;

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