1.1An artist or musician: she could play, though not an advanced executant
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- The greatest Sienese painters were among their executants, including Duccio (lost commissions between 1279 and 1295) and Ambrogio Lorenzetti.
- The topics of these lectures included English composers, English executants, and critics.
- For these reasons and many others, some persons think that ancient works should be performed, not in view of an immediate and complete artistic success, but in order to train executants, the public and composers.
Mid 19th century: from French exécutant 'carrying out', present participle of exécuter (see execute).
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