[pee-an-ist, pyan-, pee-uh-nist]
a person who plays the piano, especially one who performs expertly or professionally.

1830–40; < French pianiste < Italian pianista. See piano1, -ist

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pianist (ˈpɪənɪst)
a person who plays the piano

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Example sentences
The practiced pianist touches the right keys without thinking of them.
The pianist gradually increases the tempo and volume and completely expends his
She is the shorter of the two pianist present that day.
Many songs on the disc were clearly selected with keys in mind, and the pianist
  gets to shine frequently.
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