- Category : Writers-Critic
- Type : GE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Cycles 2
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.