François Montmaneix was born on June 4, 1938, in Lyon and died on October 21, 2018, in Lyon.
He was a French poet and writer.
He was for many years an important player in Lyon’s cultural life, directing the Maurice-Ravel auditorium, where he created the Artrium, an exhibition gallery, and Le Rectangle, center of art, place Bellecour.
François Montmaneix was a founding member of the Prix Roger-Kowalski (fr), poetry prize of the city of Lyon created in 1984, he was also president of the Académie Mallarmé.
François Montmaneix passed away at 80 years old.