• WordNet 3.6
    • n oboist a musician who plays the oboe
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Oboist A performer on the oboe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n oboist A player on the oboe. Also hautboyist.
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In literature:

At the age of seventeen, William became oboist to the Hanoverian Guards, shortly before the regiment was ordered to England.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
Has she accepted the bottle-nosed oboist after all?
"The First Violin" by Jessie Fothergill
Besides his father, a clever musician who lodged in the house, Pfeiffer, an oboist at the theatre, gave him lessons.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8)" by Various

In news:

Winsor Music will present a Young Artist Concert with Elliott Hines, a prize-winning baritone , Oboist Peggy Pearson and nine other musicians.
He also introduces two of the group's members: British oboist Nicholas Daniel and Korean percussionist Ji Hye Jung.
As is customary, the concertmaster (the violinist who sits closest to the conductor) stood up and pointed to the oboist.
The oboist then played an A note at 440 hertz, the worldwide tuning standard.
Award-winning oboist and Flint Institute of Music instructor to perform Oct 19 in Flint.
John de Lancie, the longtime principal oboist of the Philadelphia Orchestra and then director of the Curtis Institute of Music, died on May 17 at his home in Walnut Creek, Calif He was 80.
Washington Barella, a Brazilian oboist , and the Meridian Arts Ensemble, a New York City-based brass quintet, have been named first-prize winners in Concert Artists Guild's 1990 New York competition.
How the Oboist's Art is Like a Bad Marriage.
Oboist-conductor Vladimir Lande keeps a tight schedule this week.
Oboist Liang Wang and his Life in New York.
Cherry Duke, a mezzo-soprano soloist in the Choral Society of the Hamptons' concert on Saturday, engaged in a call and response with the oboist Terry Keevil, suggesting birds and all of nature joining in praising God.