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Louis Armstrong

20 Ratings: 4.1
Born Daniel Louis Armstrong in New Orleans on 8/4/1901. Nickname: Satchmo. By 1929 had become the most widely known black musician in the world. Died on 7/6/71 in New York City. Won Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 1972.

Louis Armstrong was the first important soloist to emerge in jazz, and he became the most influential musician in the music's history. As a trumpet virtuoso, his playing, beginning with the 1920s studio recordings made with his Hot Five and Hot … see full wiki

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