"the primadonna moved in lascivious silhouette behind a wagonsheet"

Alicia Aguilar (Mexico)
Public DomainAlicia Aguilar (Mexico) - Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Italian for first lady, the prima donna was the term used to designate the leading female singer in an opera company - the person to whom the prime roles would be given.


Maria Callas, prima among primadonnas.