RENE CHARLES GUILBERT DE PIXERECOURT
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A French dramatist; born at Nancy, Jan. 22, 1773; died July 27, 1844. He wrote dramas, among them "Seligo; or, The Generous Negro" (1793), "The Castle in the Apennines; or, The Mysteries of Udolfo" (1798); several very successful comedies, as "The Doctor in Love", "The Living Manikin; or, The Wooden Husband", "Marcellus; or, The Supposititious Heir" (1801); and many melodramas, comic operas, etc.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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