Edward Sielicki was born in 1956 in Warsaw. Studied composition at the Music Academy in Warsaw (1975-1980) with Andrzej Dobrowolski and Włodzimierz Kotoński. In 1984 he continued his studies with Ton de Leeuw at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam.
He teaches music since 1987 at the Frederic Chopin Music University in Warsaw, as a lecturer and later professor. He is co-founder of the Electronic and Computer Music Studio and Iter-University Multimedia Program at Chopin Music University.
In 2001, 2003, 2005-6, 2010, 2013 and 2016-18 has been teaching composition (as visiting professor) in Keimyung University in Daegu (South Korea).