librettist : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n author of words to be set to music in an opera or operetta
- Besides being a composer, librettist and conductor, he was a tireless writer and proselytizer on subjects as disparate as revolutionary politics, vivisection and racialism.
- Thirty-five years ago German Composer Richard Strauss and his librettist, Dramatist Hugo von Hofmannsthal, went back to Greek drama for a subject.
- The current production is a revival of Lerner and Lowe's Camelot, with a revised book by lyricistlibrettist Lerner's son, Michael, that tightens the show considerably though .