Later he met a prima donna
, fell in love with and married her, forsook telephony for ballooning, and lost his life in attempting to fly across the English Channel.
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.
The eccentric 67-year-old said last month: "Pandev's a very good playerbutobviously he is a prima donna
, a player it's easy not to like.
The rapper pulled a prima donna
act during a gig, swearing at techies and storming off stage.
By centering her study on several relatively unknown singers whose lives and careers can be adequately documented, we are given a more complete portrait of what it meant to be a prima donna
in the second tier of singers rather than the prima donna assoluta who ruled the opera world.
If you think him a prima donna
, spoiled or out of touch with the real world.
STEVEN Gerrard sent an impassioned message to Northern Ireland legend Gerry Armstrong, saying: I'm not a prima donna
I HAVE to admit I was surprised that Gerrard is staying after he behaved like a prima donna
To be a prima donna
, then, or fa la prima donna (to play the prima donna) came in more generalised use to mean a spoiled, conceited or temperamental person some of which connotations have become synonymous with the term diva.
CHRIS Evans was branded a liar and a prima donna
today by a High Court judge who threw out his multi-million-pound damages claim against the radio station where he was once the owner and star.
CHRIS EVANS (below) was branded a liar and a prima donna
today by a High Court judge who threw out his multi-million pound damages claim against the radio station where he was once the owner and star.
But he was kicked off the show by judges who were fed up with him acting like a prima donna
I dont think my mother wanted me to become a little princess or a prima donna
," Susan said.
The court cannot be dictated to by a prima donna
producer who will not allow Miss Ekland to be released from rehearsal.
Falling in Love in Pongo Ponga" takes place on the set of a big-budget film, where a prima donna
actress named Shawnee (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, "She's All That") is making a fuss, torturing her angelic assistant Samantha (Melinda Sward) and aggravating the filmmakers and crew.