Marmande, Francis

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Marmande, Francis Gender: M
Francis Joseph Marmande
born on 10 January 1945 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Bayonne, France, 43n29, 1w29
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 19°31' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 29°31 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 18°08'


French author, musician and journalist for the French newspaper Le Monde since 1977. Marmande currently serves as the director of a modern literature laboratory (Littérature au présent) at University of Paris VII: Denis Diderot.

A jazz critic, Marmande also plays double bass and has recorded with the Jac Berrocal Group. He was a contributor to Jazz Magazine from 1971 to 2000, which he also helped illustrate from 1976 to 1994.

Since 2006, he has had a regular column in Le Monde, writing on topics such as jazz, bullfighting, and literature.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'jazz' pdf file, p. 161.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Double bass player)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Jazz critic)