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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 269 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHORAGUS (the Lat. form of Gr. xopaybs or xop1176s, leader of the chorus), the citizen chosen to undertake the expense of furnishing and instructing the chorus at the Dionysiac festivals at Athens (see LITURGY and FINANCE). The name is given to an assistant to the professor of music at the university of Oxford, whose office was founded, with that of the professor, in 1626 by Dr William Heather.
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