What does the word organist mean?

Usage examples for organist

  1. Early in 1704 Mattheson went to Holland, where he had some success in organising concerts at Amsterdam, and was offered the post of organist at Haarlem. – Handel by Edward J. Dent
  2. Whether he was Court as well as Town Organist at Eisenach cannot be stated positively. – Johann Sebastian Bach by Johann Nikolaus Forkel and Charles Sanford Terry
  3. A new organ having been built for the parish church of Halifax, an organist was advertised for, on which Herschel applied for the office, and was selected. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles