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Master of the Queen's Music
(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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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