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European and Islamic musicians in 13th century playing stringed instruments
Image of a minstrel, from the 13th century

A minstrel was a composer of the medieval time period. Other names for them are minnesinger, troubadour and trouvere. A minstrel was also a name for black musicians in America of the 19th century and white musicians who appeared in blackface.

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