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person who performs or composes music
Instance of profession
Subclass of artist
Authority control
GND ID: 4040841-3
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Deutsch: Als Musiker werden Personen bezeichnet, die „musizieren“, also als produzierende (Komponisten) oder reproduzierdende (Sänger, Instrumentalisten) Künstler Musik erzeugen.
English: A musician is a person who performs or writes music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music:
  • An instrumentalist plays a musical instrument.
  • A singer (or vocalist) uses his or her voice as an instrument.
  • Composers, songwriters and arrangers create musical compositions, songs and arrangements. These may be transcribed in music notation, performed or recorded.
  • A conductor leads a musical ensemble. A conductor can simultaneously act as an instrumentalist in the ensemble.
  • A recording artist creates recorded music, such as CDs and MP3 files.