Gonzalo Díaz Yerro was born in Madrid and got a degree in Composition (with specialization in Media and Applied Music) at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain).
Gonzalo has composed music for cartoon series, features, documentaries, short films, video games, musical theatre, TV-signations, art videos, music library projects and composed and arranged music for many TV spots (CocaCola, Peugeot, Kellogs, McDonalds, Ford, Anki, etc.).
He has also composed music for Cozmo (the AI-powered toy-robot created by Anki TM).
As a film music composer Gonzalo has worked for directors like Carlos Baena (Pixar, Paramount, Artella), Bobby Beck (Pixar, Animation Mentor, Artella), Dany Campos, Diana Nava, Chedey Reyes, etc.
As a concert music composer his works (for soloists, chamber music, orchestra, ensemble, choir, concert band, big band, new media, etc.) have been premiered and played in Vienna, Madrid, London, New York, Berlin, Ghent, Zagreb, Tallinn, Las Palmas, San Sebastián, Cuenca, Málaga, Tenerife, Argentina, Brazil, etc.
Gonzalo has also written orchestral arrangements for artists such as Conchita Wurst, and as an orchestrator he has collaborated mostly with the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, but his work was also played by the The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and in the Synchron Stage Vienna.
He has been Professor of Composition and Film Scoring at the CSMC (Spain) from 2007 to 2016.
Since 2016 Gonzalo is living again in Vienna, working as a freelancer (composer, conductor, orchestrator, etc.).
Currently, he is scoring the animated series Cleo&Cuquin produced by Anima Kitchent (coming soon on Clan TVE, Televisa, Discovery Kids, Netflix,...).