lin+manuelLin-Manuel Miranda is in mourning.

On Monday, the award-winning “Hamilton” creator posted a message to fans on Twitter announcing the death of his beloved “Abuela Mundi.”

“Abuela Mundi (Edmunda Claudio) passed away this Christmas morning…I may have more words in the days to come but for now my heart is in pieces and that’s where it’s gonna be for a bit.”

Monday’s post included several photos of Abuela Mundi.

She was not Lin-Manuel’s biological grandmother, he said, in a more recent tweet and in a tweet in 2011 when he explained that she was the inspiration for the character Abuela Claudia in his musical “In the Heights.”

She was his father’s nanny in Puerto Rico who moved to join his family and help care for the famous Broadway star and his sister in New York.

“She raised me,” he said in a 2007 article in The New Yorker. “Every time she sees me, she worries about me being too thin. I can do no wrong in that woman’s eyes. She’s our abuela. There’s always an abuela at home.”


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