Since Nina Simone did compose much of her most pivotal music, the estate maintains control over its usage.
The viewfinder could be popped off so I could hold it low and compose a photo at waist level if the situation got bad.
Hastings says a part of him felt compelled to compose a story that McChrystal and his staff would like.
The charge was to compose a story on it—a story that would justifiably appear on a napkin.
He then enlisted the help of New York City musician Carlo Nicolau to compose the music.
They write many pretty poems, and compose histories and annals of their own country.
But it is only for genius to order, distribute and compose, in the other.
They compose the story, they represent the human race, and if they fail us we are in sad straits.
And compose some Ritualistic epigrams to say to Mr. Smith to-night.
Bring her to see me where I lie; and compose my face to greet her.
c.1400, compousen, from Old French composer "put together, arrange, write" a work (12c.), from com- "with" (see com-) + poser "to place," from Late Latin pausare "to cease, lay down," ultimately from Latin ponere "to put, place" (see position (n.)). Meaning influenced in Old French by componere (see composite). Musical sense is from 1590s. Related: Composed; composing.