Com*pos"er (?), n.
One who composes; an author. Specifically, an author of a piece of music.
If the thoughts of such authors have nothing in them, they at least . . . show an honest industry and a good intention in the composer.
His [Mozart's] most brilliant and solid glory is founded upon his talents as a composer.
Moore (Encyc. of Mus. ).
One who, or that which, quits or calms; one who adjust a difference.
Sweet composes of the pensive sul.
© Webster 1913.