lyricist

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lyricist

1. a person who writes the words for a song, opera, or musical play
2. a lyric poet
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When the flute-playing faun engages in a musical contest with the lyrist Apollo, the Muses award victory to Apollo, and the god orders the vanquished Marsyas to be hung upon a branch, tortured, and killed.
Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh and lyrist and poet Gulzar are also performing during the festival.
As a great lyrist, Bjornstjerne Bjornson is enormously popular among his readers in Norway.
Using the bird as alter ego, she drew on the long-standing convention linking lyrist and songbird.
Histoire antique et mythe literaire' provides background to Krief's study by noting that the classical Hellenists were already influenced by the mythical representations of the Greek lyrist present in ancient Greek and Latin texts.
9 JAMZ, plays host to the CD release party that features performances by the pHormula, Michael Kay, Kid Espi, Stupendous, the Alliance, Undermind, Marv Ellis, Big Balou, Mack Dub, Dzo, Lessin Lyrist, Hot in Pursuit, Cool Table, the Juice to Make It Happen, Taylor Gruve, Carney the Focus'd1 and Phanatic, a news release says.
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14) Nietzsche explains this point by referring to the position of the lyrist, the tragedian and the art of music.
Beyond the Sea" began its long journey as the immensely popular French song "La Mer," written by lyrist and composer Charles Trenet.
As a lyrist, Weil has a knack for simple, declarative lyrics that define the spirit of a tough, gritty city for young minds that think in monosyllables.
As a cavalier lyrist, Cotton is presumably more passe than even Elia's departed year 1820.
Despite being raised 9lb by the handicapper, Little Italy took command in the straight and cantered over her rivals, beating Lyrist by three and a half lengths.