English version

singer-songwriter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
singer-songwriterˌsinger-ˈsongwriter noun [countable]  APMsomeone who writes songs and sings them
Examples from the Corpus
singer-songwriterAnd then came a knight in tarnished armour, a veritable giant amongst singer-songwriters from Barking.The singer-songwriter answered it cheerfully, expecting a friend.James McMurtry is an unusual singer-songwriter, a gentle, thoughtful troubadour who writes songs that unfold like short stories.
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