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One who composes symphonies.


(Classical Music) a person who composes symphonies


(ˈsɪm fə nɪst)

1. a composer who writes symphonies.
2. a member of a symphony orchestra.
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Noun1.symphonist - a composer of symphonies
composer - someone who composes music as a profession
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