LeMieux was considered such a smooth political operative that he soon earned the nickname “The maestro.”
She told me he insisted she called him maestro: “I thought it was ridiculous and silly,” she said.
Peckinpah, for all his reputation as “Bloody Sam,” the maestro of screen violence, cuts that part by at least half.
At the opening, Clinton was very much the maestro, a mixture of MC and talk show host.
That opinion is seconded by Eric Ripert, the maestro of Le Bernardin.
He was turning over a score of “Semiramide” in the library, when the maestro came in and asked him what music it was.
Then she turned to maestro Gentile, compassionate and protecting.
The maestro took off his cap and, raising his freckled face to heaven, shook his head vigorously.
I have been in the maestro's service since he first began to be famous.
And there was raspberry wine, in which to drink Kirk's health, and the maestro stood up and made a beautiful speech.
"master of music, great teacher or composer," 1797, from Italian maestro, literally "master," from Latin magisterium, accusative of magister (see master (n.)). Applied in Italian to eminent musical composers. Meaning "conductor, musical director" is short for maestro di cappella (1724), literally "master of the chapel" (cf. German kapellmeister).
A title for distinguished artists, especially those in music. It may be given to teachers, composers, conductors, or performers. Maestro is Italian for “master.”