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librettist

[li-bret-ist] /lɪˈbrɛt ɪst/
noun
1.
the writer of a libretto.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Italian librettista. See libretto, -ist
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  • The librettist has received much better treatment than the composer.
  • In the closing section of the opera, composer and librettist took a considerable risk that didn't quite pay off on opening night.
  • Use the librettist's words, but make them about yourself.
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librettist

/lɪˈbrɛtɪst/
noun
1.
the author of a libretto
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