the writer of a libretto.
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How to use librettist in a sentence
Von Hofmannsthal is best remembered now as the librettist of Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier.
Without applying to another librettist, he began to search for a ready-made text.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
The librettist now having need of his services for the finale, Daland enters, and the act winds up with a showy trio.Richard Wagner | John F. Runciman
There are the verses, exclaimed the librettist; I wrote them in an hour.The Life of Rossini | Henry Sutherland Edwards
He proposed as a good subject, "Alexander and Roxane," and set a librettist to work at the adaptation of it.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3) | Otto Jahn
In operatic work the librettist and composer must work hand in hand.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) | Harry Furniss
British Dictionary definitions for librettist
the author of a libretto
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