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Manuel Eduardo de Gorostiza (1789–1851)

Gorostiza y Cepeda, Don Manuel Eduardo de (gôr-ôs-tē’thä ē thā-pā’THä). A Mexican comedy-writer and diplomat; born in Vera Cruz, Nov. 13, 1789; died at Tacubaya, Oct. 23, 1851. His father was Spanish governor of Mexico. At twenty-five he had made theatre-goers of Madrid familiar with his name. Later, as Mexican minister at Paris, he wrote: ‘Bread and an Onion, with Thee, Love,’ the source of Scribe’s ‘A Cottage and its Heart’; ‘Allowance for All’; and ‘Such as It Is.’