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What is a street minstrel?

A minstrel was a medieval European entertainer. Originally describing any type of entertainer such as a musician, juggler, acrobat, singer or fool, the term later, from the sixteenth century, came to mean a specialist entertainer who sang songs and played musical instruments.

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People also ask, what does a minstrel do?

A minstrel was a servant first employed as a travelling entertainer and then as a castle or court musician or Medieval Bard. The name 'minstrel' means a "little servant".

Also, why are they called minstrels? In line with Mars' re-branding, Minstrels were brought under the Galaxy brand and are now sold as "Galaxy Minstrels", referring to the use of Galaxy chocolate in them.

Similarly one may ask, what is a wandering minstrel?

A “wandering minstrel” is a singer who wanders from house to house for pay. Minstrel shows were traveling variety shows in 19th century America, considered offensive now because performers often wore "blackface" makeup and performed ugly racial stereotypes.

What is the difference between a bard and a minstrel?

is that bard is a professional poet and singer, as among the ancient celts, whose occupation was to compose and sing verses in honor of the heroic achievements of princes and brave men or bard can be a piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb (often in the

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