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Marie Joseph Pain (1773–1830)

Pain, Marie Joseph (pa). A French dramatist; born at Paris, 1773; died there, 1830. Beginning with ‘Saint-Far, or Love’s Daintiness,’ in the initial crisis of the Revolution (1792), he followed it with a long series of vaudevilles and comedies, some of which had great success; among them: ‘A Flat to Let’ (1799); ‘The Connoisseur’ (1800); ‘The Duke’s Portrait’ (1805); ‘Love and Mystery; or, Which Is my Cousin?’ (1807); ‘The Dreamers Awakened’ (1813); ‘The Ghost’ (1816).