lyricist

Definitions of lyricist
  1. noun
    a person who writes the words for songs
    synonyms: lyrist
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    Ira Gershwin
    United States lyricist who frequently collaborated with his brother George Gershwin (1896-1983)
    Oscar Hammerstein II
    United States lyricist who collaborated on many musical comedies (most successfully with Richard Rodgers) (1895-1960)
    Lorenz Milton Hart
    United States lyricist who collaborated with Richard Rodgers (1895-1943)
    Alan Jay Lerner
    United States lyricist who collaborated on musicals with Frederick Loewe (1918-1986)
    Timothy Miles Bindon Rice
    English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)
    type of:
    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
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