- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Vessel of Love 3
He was descended from a Lutheran family converted to Catholicism.In Algiers he met Saint-Saëns, and devoted his first work to him. He was directly involved in the Catholic Literary Renaissance movement, alongside such people as François Mauriac, Paul Claudel and Pierre Reverdy. Sister Mary Keeler, in her Catholic Literary France says that of all French novelists of the time Baumann was perhaps the most completely Catholic. He was awarded the Prix Balzac in 1922 for his novel Job le Prédestiné. In 1931 he married Elisabeth de Groux, daughter of Belgian painter Henry de Groux.
He died in Vernègues on 24 November 1941.