classicist classicist  /ˈklæ sə səst/


  1. (n) an artistic person who adheres to classicism
  2. (n) a student of ancient Greek and Latin


  • Jody Rosen’s Songs of the Week: Justin Bieber, Ninjaman, and Motörhead

    Justin Bieber, “All That Matters”Justin Bieber is a stealth classicist. Things get awkward when he acts his age — fondue, anyone? — but he thrives in songs that merge up-to-date production and traditional classic soul song form. “All That Matters” is Bieber’s latest neo-retro triumph. The arrangement is great: it’s a slinky ballad that ... More »        
    on October 18, 2013     Source: Vulture


  1. Sir David said he was raised in a religion-free household and it had "never really occurred to me to believe in God: I do remember looking at my headmaster delivering a sermon, a classicist, extremely clever - and thinking, He can"t really believe...
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: David Attenborough Source: (blog)

  2. "I have to say that one of the things I love about fashion today is that there is something for everybody," says Gunn, whose day job is now the chief creative officer of Liz Claiborne Inc. "Whether you're a classicist, bohemian, minimalist --...
    on Nov 19, 2007 By: Tim Gunn Source: London Free Press

  3. "I think it was a combination of both of us," Arpino says. "I was very contemporary minded. Bob was very traditional. He was a true classicist."
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Gerald Arpino Source: Monessen Valley Independent

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