Willy Togni

From the list of elephant persons Family: Togni

Willy Togni
Profession circus director
Personal details
Country Italy

Work locations
Title director 1963-1976
Location at American Circus in Italy

Title elephant trainer 1963
Location at American Circus in Italy

Biography details

Willy Togni , circus director in Italy

, son of director Ferdinando Togni .

Willy Togni, son of Ferdinando Togni, with his brothers Enis Togni and Bruno Togni, was the founder in 1963 of Circo Americano.

Willy was considered one of the greatest elephant trainers of the last generation. In 1963 in Torino he presented with Gunther Gebel (later Gunther Gebel-Williams) a Group of 26 elephants.

Willy was the teacher of his nephew Flavio Togni. Willys sons are Marco Togni and Loris Togni.

Siblings

Siblings through the father Ferdinando Togni (1900-1990):

  1. Bruno Togni
  2. Enis Togni

Willy Togni s ancestral Ahnentafel:

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Willy Togni
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Ferdinando

Born: 1900

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Aristide

Born: 1853
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Giovanni
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Maria

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). director Ferdinando Togni in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=322. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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