Steve Jobs has been a seminal figure in the computer industry.
He was considered a seminal figure in Taiwanese literary criticism.
Today she is regarded as a seminal figure by the Swiss women's movement.
Other seminal figures are credited but not related to effects they have had on the field.
You're going to go with the seminal figure at the expense of discovering new artists.
The film is about seminal figures in the Beat Generation.
Five of the artists are deceased, but they were seminal figures in the field.
Johnny Carson was a seminal figure in the evolution of television advertising.
He was a seminal figure in the development of educational theatre.
Dixon was one of the seminal figures in the free jazz movement.