Belgian engraver and music publisher. In the 1860s he published scores with engraved covers, especially the works of Gerlier. An office was established in Paris at 61 Rue du Cherche-Midi. On one of his publications from 1860, Pulfimora by Ch. Van Haver, Katto is identified as "Éditeur et Fournisseur de musique de la Cour de S.A.R. Monseigneur le Duc Régnant de Saxe Cobourg et Gotha."
Possibly the same J.B. Katto published songs performed at the famous Chat Noir cabaret in Paris in the 1890s.
Katto's plate numbers are in the following format: J.B.K. ####. Dates in italics are estimated.
|499||Boissaux||Souvenir de Schubert|
|1053||Meerts||6 Fantaisie Caracteristiques|
|2094||Maes||Le coucou, Op.5||1877|
|2672||Beeckman||Rhapsodie flamande, Op.29|
|2690-2693||Benoît||Contes et Ballades, Op.34 (books 1-4)|
|3218||Chandelier||Les Cloches, Op.50 (second edition)||1919|