- a person who executes or performs, especially musically.
- of or relating to a performer, especially a musician.
- performing, especially in public.
Origin of executant
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Examples from the Web for executant
Pierre Gaviniès claims attention both as an executant and composer.The Violin
It required only that its executant should be without bowels of compassion.Heart of the Blue Ridge
You advertise it as a march by Sousa as a composer, but played by somebody else as the executant?
As an executant Spohr stands among the greatest of all time.Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday
Henry C. Lahee
For the best art, as well as the soundest technique, there should always be in the executant enough and to spare.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking
- a performer, esp of musical works
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