prima donna


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diva

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a vain and temperamental person

a distinguished female operatic singer

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Prima Donna maturo won over the jury-which included cheese masters of major retailers and culinary specialists-with its excellent, extra mature and full-bodied taste.
Sixteen essays, two "interludes," and an excellent introductory chapter instead refract the image of the prima donna through different critical lenses, revealing a dazzling array of prima donnas--historical, fictional, mythical--that destabilize the very identity of this category.
Being a prima donna in the 19th century - a leading star in operatic circles - was an extraordinary licence for women to assume," Prof Cowgill said.
THUMBS UP: Olivia Battle-Welch, Dan Wye, Charlotte Rouse and Emily McNiece promoting their plays at the Edinburgh Fringe ON STAGE: Alex Hoare, Leah Judge and Georgi Mosley in their play A Resounding Tinkle PLAY TO GO: Olivia Battle-Welch, Emma Aucutt and Rob Tressler of Bablake School in their Edinburgh Fringe play The Bald Prima Donna
The star spoke to pupils at Huddersfield Grammar School about his debut opera Prima Donna which premiered in Manchester.
Chickens is more OTT than The Tubes, You Can't Hurt Me Anymore is Angus Young incarnate, and Prima Donna gives Quo a run for their denim.
But be warned, this is a concept production; the basic premise is that the Prima Donna is in love with the Composer who, distraught by the turn of events surrounding the premiere of his opear, has committed suicide.
The truth is you're a petulant prima donna Francesco.
ROGER FEDERER is not the prima donna type but he's very unimpressed that he can no longer find saccharine sweet Coca-Cola on tap in the locker room.
Where are the temper tantrums, the prima donna attitudes, the outrageous demands?
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In the 19th century in Italy it became the common term applied to a principal female operatic singer or the prima donna.
I dont think my mother wanted me to become a little princess or a prima donna," Susan said.
Nijinsky's modern physicality created a renaissance of male dancing, a revolution that rivaled the supremacy of the diva, the prima donna, the ballerina.