Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who plays on the harp; a harper.
- n. person who plays a harp
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A player on the harp; a harper.
- n. someone who plays the harp
- harp + -ist (Wiktionary)
“The harpist is talented and quite lovely, but she should get someone to work on the arrangement.”
“I will tell you that the place was NOT at all like the Hospitals here in the states, which now include waterfalls, a harpist in the entry, barista's serving lattes, soothing art work everywhere (they look like grand hotels) NO WAY ...... the IMSS hospital was lime-green tile everywhere, highlighted by those nasty fluorescent tube lights and not one sign of creature comfort.”
“It was beautiful, with a special table just for the wedding cake (my friend made along with the tiny bride and groon dolls on the top!!!) .... and I hired a harpist to play at the side of the yard.”
“In what one could call his middle period, he and I used to meet for drinks in the Zanzibar, that pre-Groucho haunt in Covent Garden, or for tea in the vast lounge of the Piccadilly Hotel now the Meridien, where we were often alone except for the harpist plinking away in the middle distance, her large handbag at her feet.”
“Cristina Braga, the first harpist of the Symphonic Orchestra of Rio's Municipal Theater, created the event nine years ago, and recruited the renowned classical guitarist Turíbio Santos to serve as its artistic director.”
“His youngest daughter Lily is a classical harpist who helps out with sewing and embroidery.”
“This is a setting of the 1942 Benjamin Britten score, composed for choir and harp, which Alston and his accomplished company will variously augment with dance students, a choir and a harpist performing live.”
“TEDDY BEAR" CONCERT, for ages 3-5, in "Tunes 'n' Tales," violinist Marissa Regni and harpist Dotian Levalier show how different sounds, melodies, rhythms and instruments can bring a story to life. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.,”
“The BSO is also honoring retiring harpist Ann Hobson Pilot with a John Williams commission and an October farewell.”
“Many South American countries claim a share of the tradition, but Paraguay is its true home and this week, in a series of short concerts in London to mark 200 years of the country's independence from Spain, the young Paraguayan harpist and composer Blas Flor showed its power.”
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