Example sentences for: impresario

How can you use “impresario” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Under the proprietary leadership of the photographer and all-around impresario Alfred Stieglitz, the group had called itself Photo-Secession, which sounded radical and daring, but Stieglitz was so obsessed with achieving artistic legitimacy that the group's work restricted itself to counterfeiting the effects of drawing and painting.

  • It has to do with the kidnapping of the young wife of a millionaire (also named Lebowski) and debts owed to a porn impresario.

  • Richard Saul Wurman, the information impresario who created the series, started off in the telephone book business (click here for his illustrious bio), and his guides work very much like your local White Pages.

  • A piece in the Washington Post notes the demise of rap impresario Puff Daddy--the Skip Gates of hip-hop.

  • Look at Boxcar Bertha , a throwaway piece of apprentice-work he made for schlock impresario Roger Corman in the early '70s (if you've never seen it, imagine Bonnie and Clyde remade as an episode of Kung Fu ), and then look at The Last Temptation of Christ , the controversial, deeply personal rendering of Nikos Kazantzakis' novel which infuriated some Christians a decade and a half later.


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