Entry from British & World English dictionary
A school which is attached to a cathedral or college and specializes in training choirboys and choirgirls.
- Among his most notable achievements are developing the choir school at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.
- Recognizing his ‘pleasant voice’ and ‘studious diligence’, Georg Reutter, Kapellmeister at St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, accepted the young Haydn into his choir school in 1740.
- He defended sacred art, reformed the Roman liturgy, and perhaps established a choir school.
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