Daniel D’Adamo was born in 1966 in Buenos Aires - Argentina, where he started studies in music and philosophy. In 1992 je moved to Lyon - France to study composition and computer music with Philippe Manoury and Denis Lorain at the CNSMD. Later, he attended the IRCAM, studying with Tristan Murail and Brian Ferneyhough.
Daniel D’Adamo received several composition prices as the Boucourechliev price, the Prix de Printemps of the SACEM french composers society, the Charles Cros Academy price for the recording of Plier/Déplier his first string quartet with electronics and between 1997 and 1999 he has been composer in residency at the Villa Medici, French Academy in Rome.
His catalog is constituted by more than fifty works for different instrumental and vocal sets, compositions for the concert as well as for the scene, with and without electronics.
His music is worldwide performed by different soloists, chamber and orchestral ensembles in concerts and festivals as Manifeste Ircam-Paris, Ars Musica-Bruxelles, Présences Radio France-Paris, Musiques en Scène-Lyon, Voix Nouvelles-Royaumont, Archipel-Geneva, Inventionen-Germany, Journées de Contrechamps-Geneva, Nuova Consonanza-Italy, BIFEM-Australia, CETC Colon opera house-Argentina, etc.
After teaching composition at the Reims conservatory Daniel D’Adamo is actually professor at the HEAR Art Academy and the Musica Conservatory in Strasbourg. He also taught composition at the Royaumont Academy and in 2017, he is the director of the Philippe Manoury-Musica Festival of Strasbourg composition academy. He also taught music analysis at the CNSM of Paris and at the Conservatory of Tours.
His catalog is published by Le Chant du Monde, Paris.