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Is there a difference between a musical artist and a musician?

I believe that there is a significant difference between being a Musician and a Composer or musical artist. What do you think?

  • May 8 2014: Practically, no, in essence, life is art, no.
  • May 3 2014: George Harrison of The Beatles wrote and performed fewer songs than his band mates John Lennon and Paul McCartney but more than Ringo Starr, the other band mate with "Octopus's Garden."
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    Apr 15 2014: I'd say there's a difference between an entertainer who sings and a musician.
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    Apr 13 2014: I would say I respect the composer the most. But I think someone who doesn't compose, but only plays, could be pretty artistic in the way he or she plays. What do you think?