Lin-Manuel Miranda's Grandmother Dies on Christmas Day
"My heart is in pieces and that's where it's gonna be for a bit," the playwright wrote on Twitter.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s maternal grandmother passed away on Christmas Day, according to the Grammy Award-winning playwright. Miranda took to Twitter to pay tribute to his late grandmother, Abuela Mundi.
“My heart is in pieces and that's where it's gonna be for a bit,” Miranda posted, along with black-and-white portraits of Mundi.
Miranda had a close relationship with his grandmother, who even inspired the character Abuela Claudia in his musical In the Heights.
Abuela Mundi 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. pic.twitter.com/f9Iia15Z9n— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) December 26, 2017
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.