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Definition of precentor

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  • pre•cen•tornoun
  • 1. A cleric who directs the choral services of a church or cathedral.

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  • "Russian prince to that of a simple singer, a considerable drop; but the precentor was a musician, and he asserted that the voice was of the finest quality, and trained to perfection."

    "The precentor was a cobbler, though he never knew it, shoemaker being the name in those parts, and his dwelling-room was also his workshop."

    "The official in charge of such a schola is usually called the "precentor"."

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