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Gatti family

Gatti family


Categories: Commerce, Food & Drink, Theatre

Countries: Switzerland

Swiss-Italian family. Restaurateurs, music hall, theatre and electricity supply entrepreneurs. Four generations of note, all born in Dongio, Val di Blenio, Ticino, Switzerland: Carlo; Agostino (1841–1897) and Stefano (1844–1906) who were sons of Carlo's brother Giovanni; Sir John who was Agostino's son; and Jack (1898–1972), Sir John's son.

Agostino and Stefano ran the Adelphi Theatre, the Adelphi Theatre Restaurant and the Vaudeville Theatre all in the Strand. Other businesses: Royal Adelaide Gallery

The ODNB has a full entry for the family.

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There is an interesting memorial to the power supply just around the corner.

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