she is the muse of / she is the muse to

Ash40

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English - USA
She is the muse of the book's photographer.

She is the muse to the book's photographer.

Or: She is the muse for the book's photographer.

Which is correct? Not interested in changing the words around (e.g., "the photographer's muse.")
 
  • natkretep

    Moderato con anima (English Only)
    English (Singapore/UK), basic Chinese
    I prefer muse to, but muse of is also used.

    In COCA (Corpus of Contemporary American English), there are 32 instances of muse to, 62 of muse of and 24 instances of muse for.
     
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