If any performer could understand what it was like to be adored by millions of screaming women, it was Frank Sinatra.
Like any performer, the team has had to make difficult decisions in choosing where to show off their skills.
Uncle Dave Macon, one of the presiding eminences during the early days of the Grand Ole Opry, was just such a performer.
Acrobat death In 2004, Dessi Espana, a performer with Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey, fell 35 feet during a performance.
Award-winning adult director and performer Dana Vespoli had a fairly mechanical first time, but things got better after that.
In spoken Drama, a performer may begin his career by playing the youthful lovers, and end it by impersonating the heavy fathers.
Then the entire audience shouted one name, demanded one performer only.
Next comes a performer on a round-bodied fiddle (the usual form of the instrument at that time).
It needed only a few seconds to drop over the performer, to burn and smother him.
Do you know,” said I, “that I am now a performer in a third-rate travelling circus?
c.1300, "carry into effect, fulfill, discharge," via Anglo-French performer, altered (by influence of Old French forme "form") from Old French parfornir "to do, carry out, finish, accomplish," from par- "completely" (see per-) + fornir "to provide" (see furnish).
Theatrical/musical sense is from c.1600. The verb was used with wider senses in Middle English than now, including "to make, construct; produce, bring about;" also "come true" (of dreams), and to performen muche time was "to live long." Related: Performed; performing.
To do a sex act; function sexually: She didn't love him, but liked the way he performed (1916+)