carillonneur

noun
car·​il·​lon·​neur | \ ˌker-ə-lə-ˈnər How to pronounce carillonneur (audio) , ˌka-rə-; ˌker-ē-ə-ˈnər, ˌka-rē-; kə-ˌril-yə-ˈnər\

Definition of carillonneur

: a carillon player

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Some of the carillonneurs will play both the Washington Memorial National Carillon in Valley Forge, which opened in 1953, as well as Chimes Tower at Longwood, which features a 62-bell set dating from 2000. Peter Dobrin, https://www.inquirer.com, "Classical summer: Bradley Cooper, Harry Potter, piano stars, Yannick debuts at a spiffed-up Mann Center," 5 June 2019 Carillon recital Naperville carillonneur Sue Bergren is the featured guest performer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "This Week in Naperville," 22 June 2018 Carillon recital Eddy Marien, a carillonneur from Belgium, is the featured guest performer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "This Week in Naperville," 6 July 2018 Danish Carillon performer Joanna Stroz, a carillonneur from Denmark, is the featured guest performer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "This Week in Naperville," 13 July 2018 Besides the Tuesday evening summer series, weekly recitals by local carillonneurs will take place on Saturdays at noon and weekly pops concerts will be held at 7 p.m. Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays from June and through mid-November. Suzanne Baker, Naperville Sun, "With start of summer, Naperville offering movies, markets, boats and beaches," 12 May 2018 Also in the tower are a research center, a library containing Edward Bok’s writings and the largest collection of carillon history and music in the world plus, near the top, the carillonneur’s office and studios. Dewayne Bevil, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Bok Tower Gardens to reopen Friday," 21 Sep. 2017 In 1991, following the retirement of their carillonneur and citing budget cuts; Iowa State University was going to the let their carillon fall silent. Naperville Sun, "Letters to the editor: Support Naperville's Carillon," 25 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of carillonneur

1772, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carillonneur

French, from carillon

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