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Gaspar Núñez de Arce (1834–1903)

Núñez de Arce, Gaspar (nön’yāth dā är’thā). A Spanish dramatist and poet, known as the “Spanish Tennyson”; born at Valladolid, Aug. 6, 1834; died in 1903. Of his plays the most notable are the comedies ‘Who Is the Author?’ (1859); ‘Neither So Much nor So Little’ (1865); ‘El Haz de Leña,’ a drama in five acts on the subject of Don Carlos. Among his remarkably popular lyric and patriotic poems are: ‘The Last Lament of Lord Byron’ (23d ed. 1884); ‘Battle Cries’ (5th ed. 1885); ‘Vertigo’ (25th ed. 1886); ‘An Idyl and an Elegy’ (18th ed. 1886); ‘The Vision of Friar Luther’ (1880).