maestro


mae·stro

noun \ˈmī-(ˌ)strō\

: a man who is an expert at writing, conducting, or teaching music

plural maestros or mae·stri \-ˌstrē\

Full Definition of MAESTRO

:  a master usually in an art; especially :  an eminent composer, conductor, or teacher of music

Examples of MAESTRO

  1. <a maestro of the violin>

Origin of MAESTRO

Italian, literally, master, from Latin magister — more at master
First Known Use: 1724

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

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