swan song


swan song

noun

: the last performance or piece of work by an actor, athlete, writer, etc.

Full Definition of SWAN SONG

1
:  a song of great sweetness said to be sung by a dying swan
2
:  a farewell appearance or final act or pronouncement

First Known Use of SWAN SONG

1831

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