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Singer

A singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings. i.e. uses the voice as an instrument to make music.

In classical music and in opera, voices are treated just like musical instruments, thus special careers were developed out of each principal pitch.

Voices are commonly classified into:


An unrelated use of the word Singer is in reference to the Singer Corporation, which is a U.S.-based maker of sewing machines.



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