1. a person whose enthusiasm or zeal for something is extreme or beyond normal limits
2. a person devoted to a particular hobby or pastime; fan: a jazz fanatic.
[C16: from Latin fānāticus belonging to a temple, hence, inspired by a god, frenzied, from fānum temple]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002
I enjoy Kevin Spacey’s talent as an actor. I wouldn’t call myself a fanatic. I’m fanatic about music, is a more accurate statement. I really get excited when I discover someone has a talent for music or plays an instrument. Just by happenstance I discovered Kevin’s ability with the harmonica, and his wicked raspy voice. This was filmed November 19, 2014 in a celebration with Billy Joel when he was honored with the Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular song.
Published on Dec 24, 2014