She told me he insisted she called him maestro: “I thought it was ridiculous and silly,” she said.
That opinion is seconded by Eric Ripert, the maestro of Le Bernardin.
At the opening, Clinton was very much the maestro, a mixture of MC and talk show host.
Disney Animation, with a little help from Pixar maestro John Lasseter has come up with a genius solution to the prince problem.
LeMieux was considered such a smooth political operative that he soon earned the nickname “The maestro.”
He was turning over a score of “Semiramide” in the library, when the maestro came in and asked him what music it was.
The maestro was an old man and chary of his words; yet even he was stirred to enthusiasm.
The maestro took off his cap and, raising his freckled face to heaven, shook his head vigorously.
Among the latter, maestro Ticellini occupied the first place.
And there was raspberry wine, in which to drink Kirk's health, and the maestro stood up and made a beautiful speech.
"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).
A title for distinguished artists, especially those in music. It may be given to teachers, composers, conductors, or performers. Maestro is Italian for “master.”