Entertainers

dancer
a performer who dances professionally
 
strongman
a man who performs feats of strength at a fair or circus
 
fire-eater
a performer who pretends to swallow fire
 
Bessie Smith
United States blues singer (1894-1937)
 
leading man
actor who plays the leading male role
 
Anton Bruckner
Austrian organist and composer of romantic music (1824-1896)
 
vibist
a musician who plays the vibraphone
 
Lillian Gish
United States film actress who appeared in films by D. W. Griffith (1896-1993)
 
ingenue
an actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl
 
scene-stealer
an actor who draws more attention than other actors in the same scene
 
Lillian Russell
United States entertainer remembered for her roles in comic operas (1861-1922)
 
recorder player
someone who plays the recorder
 
compere
British term for someone who introduces television acts or cabarets etc
 
Decimus Junius Juvenalis
Roman satirist who denounced the vice and folly of Roman society during the reign of the emperor Domitian (60-140)
 
Helen Hayes
acclaimed actress of stage and screen (1900-1993)
 
bass
an adult male singer with the lowest voice
 
Charles Robert Redford
United States actor and filmmaker who starred with Paul Newman in several films (born in 1936)
 
ballet master
a man who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers for a ballet company
 
harlequin
a clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)
 
Rudolf Serkin
United States concert pianist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1903-1991)
 
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