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1.
1. A person who plays a musical instrument, composes, or conducts music as a profession.

2. Some people say that calling yourself a "musician" is just an excuse for not having a real job, which is bullshit. This somehow doesn't apply to people who play on professional sports teams.
by 1001 October 08, 2003
 
2.
A person who takes everyday thoughts and puts it into art.
The Beatles, Pink Floyd, etc.

Oh, and my exmaple clarifies what type of musician I am talking about.

Pleaaaase dooooooon't beeee loooooooong...
by i may be asleep October 13, 2005
 
3.
1.A person who plays a musical instrument very well or can write music.

2. A person who can convert feelings into music artistically
Chick: Hey, what do you do.

Dude: I play guitar, I'm a musician.

Chick: Oh cool. Let's have hardcore sex!
by DimeFan04 February 19, 2009
 
4.
A person who can control people's feelings through music.
A musician puts his or her feelings into a composition when writing a piece of music.
Musicians also put emotion into pieces that they play.
Emotion put into music is called Musicality.

It's the ultimate form of mind control.
Person 1: Wow! That guy just played a D# scale in 4 octaves! He must be an amazing musician!

Person 2: I'd like to hear him play a Mozart etude expressively. Then we'll see if he's really a musician.
by Sir Demonosapien June 18, 2009
 
5.
A male or female who can alter sound to make it an orderly arrangement that sounds pleasing and inspiring to someone who listens to it.
He is a gifted musician, he can express all kinds of emotions right from exhiliration to enhthusiasm to boredom to serenity.
by callmepro August 16, 2011
 
6.
The modern poet.
Musicians are literally the modern poet. Well, some of them more than others.
by IridescentlyLitUp December 13, 2010
 
7.
A group of persons who play or produce music.
Those musicians put on quite a show, I've never heard such good music!
by janetjet December 22, 2004