One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A musician, especially a folk musician, who plays a harp.‘traditional Irish harpers’
- ‘Irish harpers used their fingernails on the wire strings of their harps, again probably near the soundboard.’
- ‘Music was a serious business in ancient Ireland, and professional harpers got all the top gigs.’
- ‘This is a comparatively extrovert third album from the talented and technically advanced young Scots harper and pianist, now sojourning in Barcelona and soaking up even more musical influences.’
- ‘True to the tradition of real Irish music, we would be standing around a fire listening to a harper or singing in gaelic.’
- ‘Ó Cearbhalláin enjoyed the social status traditionally accorded to the harper in Gaelic society, but was on equally familiar terms with patrons of native and planter stock.’
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