composernoun [ C ]uk /kəmˈpəʊ.zər/ us /kəmˈpoʊ.zɚ/
- The composer Strauss was once challenged to a duel.
- The famous jazz musician, Duke Ellington, was a composer, arranger and pianist.
- As a composer, he was up there with the best.
- In my opinion, no other composers even begin to approach Mozart.
- Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin were leading Romantic composers.
Examples from literature
- He went on to become one of the world’s greatest composers.
- The composer Vivaldi was born there.
- The composer composed 15 pieces of music for a new musical.
- The famous 18th-century composer Mozart, for example, wrote part of one of his songs for the piano to sound like the song of his pet bird.
- There are many composers and lyricists who became famous for making music for Broadway shows.
- Venice’s most famous composer is probably Antonio Vivaldi.