Born in Argentina in 1952, Daniel Teruggi has developed his professional career in France, where he lives since 1977. Composer and researcher, he has worked since 1981, at Ina (National Audiovisual Institute) in Paris. He has been the Director of Ina’s Musical Research Group, GRM, from 1997 to 2017 and Director or the Research and Experimentation department of Ina from 2001 to 2016.
In the Research domain, he has been actively working on the preservation of audiovisual collections and particularly electroacoustic music. He has been the coordinator of the FP6 European project PrestoSpace, dedicated to the development of new technology for Digital preservation and the FP7 European project PrestoPRIME, dedicated to the long-term preservation of audiovisual digital contents. He has been member of the Europeana project and Foundation and General Secretary at the International Federation of Audiovisual Archives (FIAT/IFTA) as well as founding member of the Electroacoustic Musical Studies Network (EMS).
He has composed nearly 80 works, mainly for the concert and always using electroacoustic devices with or without acoustic instruments. He is the author of numerous research articles related to sound and musical perception as well as musical analysis. His music has been performed in more than 30 countries and published in different CD collections.