EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAESTRO
The maestro was an old man and chary of his words; yet even he was stirred to enthusiasm.
Among the latter, Maestro Ticellini occupied the first place.
Salvani, as well as the maestro, looked wonderingly at the audience.
The maestro was not so enthusiastic as Messiani, but he promised to do what he could.
One morning he said to me: 'The maestro Miller, he does not eat.'
I fear me you are come into the trap for your cheese, Maestro.
Rather too hard riding for a man who carries your weight of learning: eh, Maestro?
Then she turned to Maestro Gentile, compassionate and protecting.
Ha, that is the Tarantula dance; Maestro Paolo foots it bravely!
I have been in the Maestro's service since he first began to be famous.
"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).