Part of speech: noun

One who plays the organ.

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Usage examples "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", Edward J. Dent.
  2. Whether he was Court as well as Town Organist at Eisenach cannot be stated positively. - "Johann Sebastian Bach", 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", Samuel Smiles.