Daniela Fantechi (1984) was born in Florence, Italy. She studied Composition at Conservatory Luigi Cherubini of Florence, with Rosario Mirigliano and Paolo Furlani, and, at Kunstuniversität, in Graz, with Beat Furrer, Clemens Gadenstätter and Georg Friedrich Haas. In July 2022, Daniela obtained her doctoral degree at the University of Antwerp within the docARTES program run by the Orpheus Instituut in Ghent, Belgium. Here she is also active within the research cluster  Music, Thought and Technology She has attended several masterclasses and summer courses, such as Impuls and Acanthes, headed by Helmut Lachenmann, Beat Furrer, Dieter Amman, Tristan Murail, Daniele Bravi, Toshio Hosokawa, Mark Andre, Stefano Gervasoni, Mauro Lanza. Her compositions have been performed in Italy, Austria, Spain, Portugal, England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium. She was in Vienna (January-March 2016) for the Artist-in-Residence Programm, by Kultur Kontakt, Österreich, and in Graz (February- April 2017) for the St.A.I.R, Artist-in-Residence Programm, by Steiermark, Österreich.

She graduated with first-class honours in Master of Musicology at the University of Florence in 2009, and she specialized in Pedagogy and Music, for music teaching at the preschool and elementary school, with the course Musica Bambina, in Pisa. After that, she has been working on several projects with children at the Teatro Verdi in Pisa and in many schools in Florence and in Pisa.

In 2011, together with trumpeter Marco Baldini and clarinetist Edoardo Ricci, she founded Blutwurst, a musical collective focused on radical improvisation and the performance of graphic scores by contemporary composers. Since 2013, the collective has been working on their own projects and composing works entirely dedicated to the electroacoustic exploration of unisonos and drones. Their works are released by Tempo Reale Collection, Negative Days, Another Timbre and Koolhas. (www.blutwurst.itsoundcloud.com/blutwurst).

From 2015 to 2018 Daniela, with Marco Baldini and Luisa Santacesaria, curated the series of concerts TRK, Tempo Reale (Firenze, Italy).
From 2015 she has been an editor for the website www.musicaelettronica.it.

From 2017 she is part of Azione_Improvvisa, as the live electronics performer.