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Eugène de Planard (1783–1853)

Planard, François Antoine Eugène de (plä-när’). A French dramatist; born at Millau, in Aveyron, Feb. 4, 1783; died at Paris, Nov. 13, 1853. Besides the novel ‘Almedan’ (1825), and some occasional verse, he wrote many comedies, as ‘The Marrier of Old Women’ (1808); ‘The Family Portrait’ (1809); ‘The Supposititious Niece’ (1813); ‘The Lucky Meeting’ (1821): and several libretti of comic operas, among them ‘Last Wills and Love Letters,’ music by Auber; ‘The Manikin of Bergamo,’ music by Fétis; ‘Mina,’ music by Ambroise Thomas.