Master of the Queen's Music


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Master of the Queen's Music

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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain when the sovereign is female) a court post dating from the reign of Charles I. It is an honorary title and normally held by an established English composer. Also called (when the sovereign is male): Master of the King's Music
2. (Music, other) (in Britain when the sovereign is female) a court post dating from the reign of Charles I. It is an honorary title and normally held by an established English composer. Also called (when the sovereign is male): Master of the King's Music
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