Entertainers

songstress
a woman songster (especially of popular songs)
 
harlequin
a clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)
 
Henry Purcell
English organist at Westminster Abbey and composer of many theatrical pieces (1659-1695)
 
drummer
someone who plays a drum
 
prima ballerina
a leading female ballet dancer
 
harmonizer
a musician who sings or plays in harmony
 
Gerard Depardieu
French film actor (born in 1948)
 
Ted Shawn
United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ruth Saint Denis (1891-1972)
 
Peter Alexander Ustinov
British actor and playwright (1921-2004)
 
Thomas J. Hanks
United States film actor (born in 1956)
 
Harlean Carpenter
United States film actress who made several films with Clark Gable (1911-1937)
 
Lionel Hampton
United States musician who was the first to use the vibraphone as a jazz instrument (1913-2002)
 
Bette Davis
United States film actress (1908-1989)
 
zany
a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
 
executant
a performer (usually of musical works)
 
Frank Cooper
United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)
 
Ethel Merman
United States singer who appeared in several musical comedies (1909-1984)
 
David Garrick
English actor and theater manager who was the foremost Shakespearean actor of his day (1717-1779)
 
Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton
United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)
 
organist
a person who plays an organ
 
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