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Antoine Alexandre Henri Poinsinet (1735–1769)

Poinsinet, Antoine Alexandre Henri (pwa-sē-nā’). A French dramatic writer; born at Fontainebleau, 1735; died at Cordova, 1769. His first work was a parody of the opera ‘Tithonus and Aurora’; then followed ‘The False Dervish,’ comic opera (1757); ‘The Little Philosopher,’ comedy (1760); ‘Sancho Panza in his Island,’ opera-bouffe (1762); ‘Tom Jones,’ lyric comedy (1764); ‘Ermelinda,’ lyric tragedy (1767); ‘The Sick Ogre,’ spectacular piece; ‘Lot and his Daughters.’