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Soloist  n.  (Mus.) One who sings or plays a solo.

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"Soloist" Quotes from Famous Books

... with his double triumph as director and cornet soloist, and still thrilled by the mighty notes he had breathed ...
— Mr. Opp • Alice Hegan Rice

... at a private musical, rendering a difficult concerto, which contained some particularly long rests for the soloist: During one of these intervals, a kindly dowager leaned toward the ...
— Jokes For All Occasions - Selected and Edited by One of America's Foremost Public Speakers • Anonymous

... tire, and Mr. Nelson insisted on Mr. Bacon's staying in the car while he himself put on the spare. In the midst of all this, the poor man's mind apparently cleared briefly for he asked, "Do all great men come way out here to do things like this?" In another instance a choir soloist developed melancholia and refused to eat, and Mr. Nelson often fed her because she would eat for him. Nothing was too trivial to be encompassed by his great heart. Everyone, and sometimes it appeared as if everything, ...
— Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati • Warren C. Herrick

... Zimbalist, Mischa Elman, Kathleen Parlow, Eddy Brown, Francis MacMillan, and more recently Sascha Heifetz, Toscha Seidel, and Max Rosen, had long since preceded him; and the reception accorded him in this country, as a soloist and one of the greatest exponents and teachers of his instrument, has been one justly due ...
— Violin Mastery - Talks with Master Violinists and Teachers • Frederick H. Martens

... celebrity who appeared in England for many years. He was instrumental in bringing Haydn to England, and toward the end of his career he was actively interested in the foundation of the Philharmonic Society. He was noted more as a quartet player than as a soloist, and Haydn's last quartets were composed especially to suit his style of playing. He was a man of much cultivation and moved in distinguished society. His death was caused by a fall from his horse. ...
— Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday • Henry C. Lahee

Words linked to "Soloist" :   solo, player, recitalist, musician

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