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Line breaks: com|poser
Pronunciation: /kəmˈpəʊzə

Definition of composer in English:


A person who writes music, especially as a professional occupation: Mozart was her favourite composer
More example sentences
  • There are also composers who write concert music that cries out to be used in films.
  • In addition to his dramatic music, he was a notable composer of chamber music for strings.
  • Last week we delved into the world of classical music composers who had been inspired by the beautiful game.

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