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composer

[ kuhm-poh-zer ]
/ kəmˈpoʊ zər /
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noun

a person or thing that composes.
a person who writes music.
an author.

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Origin of composer

First recorded in 1555–65; compose + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for composer

composer
/ (kəmˈpəʊzə) /

noun

a person who composes music
a person or machine that composes anything, esp type for printing
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