capellmeister

kapellmeister

/ (kæˈpɛlˌmaɪstə) /

noun

a person in charge of an orchestra, esp in an 18th-century princely householdSee also maestro di cappella

Word Origin for capellmeister

from German, from Kapelle chapel + Meister master
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