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precentor

(prēsĕn`tər) [Lat.,=one who sings first], the director of the music of a cathedral or a monastic church and also a cantorcantor
[Lat.,=singer], a singer or chanter, especially one who performs the solo chants of a church service. The office of cantor, at first an honorary one, originated in the Jewish synagogues, in which from early times it was the custom to appoint a lay member to represent the
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precentor

1. a cleric who directs the choral services in a cathedral
2. a person who leads a congregation or choir in the sung parts of church services
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