One who composes, conducts, or performs music, especially instrumental music.(noun)
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Use "musician" in a sentence
"A name musician was what she needed — someone important, someone their momma and Aunt Tiny would pay attention to."
"We batted back and forth what you call a musician who plays a euphonium--euphoniumist, euphoniumer, or my personal favorite--euphonist."
""Yes, indeed; he's what they call a musician _di primo cartello_!" he exclaimed, with a sudden determination."