Composers who have also written poetry or novels. These may, for example, have been used as texts for their own songs, or as libretto for their own opera.
These composers all had an official religious function, like a priest, nun, minister, or rabbi.
- le Chancelier|Philip the Chancellor|Philippus Cancellarius Parisiensis, Philippe (1165–1236)
- Luther, Martin (1483–1546)
- von Bingen|Hildegard, Hildegard (1098–1179)