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Nicasio Alvarez de Cienfuegos (1764–1809)

Alvarez de Cienfuegos, Nicasio (thē-en-fwā’gōs). A Spanish poet (1764–1809); born in Madrid. He was an alumnus of the School of Poets at Salamanca, and passed his life at Madrid wholly in the service of the Muses. His tragedy ‘Pitaco’ won him membership in the Spanish Academy: it is his masterpiece. He wrote two other tragedies; a comedy, ‘The Magnanimous Sisters’; and many lyric poems.