Origin of musicianMiddle English from Middle French musicien
The definition of a musician is someone who has a talent for music.
An example of a musician is a professional singer.
One who composes, conducts, or performs music, especially instrumental music.
Origin of musicianMiddle English musicien from Old French from Latin mūsica music ; see music .
- A composer, conductor, or performer of music.
music +"Ž -ian
- They were sons of a musician and poet, Jonas Columbus (1586-1663).
- It came into existence in KiOto and was thence transferred to Yedo (Tokyo), where the greatest of Japanese playwrights, Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1724), and a musician of exceptional talent, Takemoto Gidayu, collaborated to render this puppet drama a highly popular entertainment.
- According to Ibn Khaqan, a contemporary writer, he became a student of the exact sciences and was also a musician and a poet.
- With the possible exception of Horn, Tristan is by far the most accomplished hero in the whole range of knightly romance; a finished musician, linguist and chess-player, no one can rival him in more knightly arts, in horsemanship or fencing.
- The sailors, desirous of hearing so famous a musician, consented, and the poet, standing on the deck of the ship, in full minstrel's attire, sang a dirge accompanied by his lyre.