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Giorgio Colombo Taccani was born in Milan in 1961. He pursued a classical education, graduating from the University of Milan with a thesis in Music History devoted to Bruno Maderna's Hyperion.
At the same time he also studied music, earning a degree in Piano and in Composition at the "G. Verdi" Conservatory in Milan, studying with Pippo Molino and Azio Corghi. He subsequently earned a diploma from the two-year advanced program in Composition taught by Franco Donatoni at the Santa Cecilia Academy of Rome, where he won a S.I.A.E. fellowship; he also took advanced courses with Azio Corghi and György Ligeti and in 1995 was chosen to attend a Summer workshop organized by IRCAM and dedicated to electronic music.
Colombo Taccani's music has won awards and honorable mentions in competitions of both national and international scope, has been regularly presented in concert seasons and music Festivals, has been broadcast by National Radios, and is published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni, Milan.
Since 1991 to 2001 he has been working with electronic music at AGON acustica informatica musica.
He assisted Azio Corghi during the advanced course of Composition at the "A. Toscanini" Academy in Parma. Since 1992 to 1999 he taught Composition at the "Civica Scuola di Musica" in Milan.
Since 2005 he collaborates with the Conducting course (that focuses primarily on contemporary repertoire) taught by Giorgio Bernasconi and Arturo Tamayo at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano.
He teaches Composition at the G. Verdi Conservatory in Turin.