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 (sông′rī′tər, sŏng′-)
One who writes lyrics or tunes, or both, for songs. Also called songsmith, songster.
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(Pop Music) a person who composes the words or music for songs in a popular idiom
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(ˈsɔŋˌraɪ tər, ˈsɒŋ-)

a person who writes the music and often the words for songs.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.songwriter - a composer of words or music for popular songssongwriter - a composer of words or music for popular songs
composer - someone who composes music as a profession
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[ˈsɒŋˌraɪtəʳ] Ncompositor(a) m/f (de canciones)
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[ˈsɒŋˌraɪtəʳ] ncompositore/trice di canzoni
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(soŋ) noun
1. something (to be) sung. He wrote this song for his wife to sing.
2. singing. He burst into song.
3. the sound(s) made by a bird. birdsong.
ˈsongbird noun
any of the types of bird which have a pleasant song.
ˈsongwriter noun
a person who writes songs (usually pop songs) for a living.
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"We have fun with our music and enjoy it, but in terms of song structure and the parts that make up the songs, whether it be hooks, melodies, a particular drum fill or whatever, there is a lot of attention to detail in the song writing.
With three critically acclaimed solo albums and a back catalogue of classics to draw from, Rod's own performances combine song writing, slide guitar and dry humour.
Singer song-writer Liam said: "In August I started to get involved in the women's group run by Iona, and I was asked to do a song writing day with the girls.
The book details the development of Dixon's song writing techniques from the 1940s through the early '70s and explores his philosophy of song writing and its social, historical and cultural background.