Examples from the Web for composer
Her story, and that of her composer, so unlike those of any other opera, have a drama of all their own.
Almost 80 years ago, the controversy it raised came close to costing its composer his life.
They sent me clips of music when they were hiring a composer.A Trailblazer in YA Dystopian Fiction: An Interview With 'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry|Marianne Hayes|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Basically, when she became famous—she told me when we talked on Facebook—she was a composer.
Bach, who was himself a keen organ player as well as composer, seems well-suited for buskers.
Haydn agreed, the sailor quitted him, the composer opened his piano, and in a few minutes the march was written.Books and Authors|Anonymous
Be this as it may, a composer is always more successful with one work than with another; and I must have the best.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume II (of 2)|Carl Engel
The music that is written shows whether its composer was an artist or a mechanic in music.Spirit and Music|H. Ernest Hunt
It must be said for Handel that he was too great a composer to turn out mere rubbish.How Music Developed|W. J. Henderson
Inspiration, alone, dictated this masterpiece; it rose from the composer's soul like a cry of love!Massimilla Doni|Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for composer
Word Origin and History for composer
"one who writes and arranges music," 1590s, agent noun from compose. Used in general sense of "one who combines into a whole" from 1640s, but the music sense remains the predominant one.