Choragus
Choragus Cho*ra"gus, n.; pl. {Choragi}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, ?; ? chorus + ? to lead.] (Gr. Antiq.) A chorus leader; esp. one who provided at his own expense and under his own supervision one of the choruses for the musical contents at Athens. [1913 Webster]

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