noun, plural Ka·pell·meis·ter.
Examples from the Web for kapellmeister
He united his own with the royal Kapelle and placed Reichardt as Kapellmeister at their head.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
From 1889 to 1894 he was Kapellmeister at the Hoftheater in Weimar.Musicians of To-Day|Romain Rolland
They noticed that Kapellmeister Nothafft was sitting at the table in his stocking feet.The Goose Man|Jacob Wassermann
The leaders of the music were Kapellmeister Umlauf and M. Shuppanzigh, and the great composer himself assisted on the occasion.Life of Beethoven|Anton Schindler
Kapellmeister, k-pel′mīs-ter, n. the director of an orchestra or choir, esp.
British Dictionary definitions for kapellmeister
noun plural -ter
Word Origin and History for kapellmeister
"conductor," 1838, German, literally "chapel master," from Kapelle "chapel" (also the name given to a band or orchestra) + Meister "master."