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Cattaneo, Ambrogio Antonio [Tony] (1927–2003), animator, was born on 15 February 1927 at 53 Hamilton Road, West Norwood, London, the son of Dante Cattaneo, a chef at the Savoy Hotel, originally from Gravedona, near Como, Italy, then living at 41 Burton Street, Euston Road, London...

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Guyatt, Richard Gerald Talbot [Dick] (1914–2007), graphic designer, was born on 8 May 1914 in La Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the third son and last of the six children of Thomas Guyatt (1872–1924), British vice-consul at La Coruña and later consul at Vigo, and his wife, ...

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Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890–1954) by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 © The Van Vechten Trust; National Portrait Gallery, London

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Kauffer, Edward McKnight (1890–1954), artist and graphic designer, was born Edward Kauffer in Great Falls, Cascade county, Montana, USA, on 14 December 1890, the only son of John and Anna Kauffer. His parents were first- and second-generation immigrants to the United States, his father of Hanseatic German stock, his mother of Swedish origin. ...

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Knowles, Reginald Lionel (1879–1950), book designer and illustrator, was born on 4 March 1879 at 16 Plimsoll Street, Poplar, in east London, the second son of Ebenezer Caleb Knowles, an author and musician who worked as a merchant's clerk, a native of Worcestershire...

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Leete, Alfred Ambrose Chew (1882–1933), graphic artist, was born in Thorpe Achurch, Northampton, on 28 August 1882, the eldest of the five surviving children of John Alfred Leete, farmer, and his wife, Harriet Eliza, née Chew. In 1893 his father's ill health prompted the family to move to ...

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Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi (1924–2005) by Ida Kar, 1959 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Paolozzi, Sir Eduardo Luigi (1924–2005), sculptor and printmaker, was born on 7 March 1924 at 6 Crown Place, Leith, Edinburgh, the only son and elder child of Alfonso Rudolfo Armando Antonio Paolozzi (1901–1940), confectioner, and his wife, Carmela Maria, née Rossi (1902–1955), daughter of ...