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Birth Name: Louis Daniel Armstrong

Born: 4 August 1901 Died: 6 July 1971

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 6"


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Louis Armstrong - Hello Dolly Live

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Description: Louis Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana. Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an "inventive" trumpet and cornet player, Armstrong was a foundational influence in jazz, shifting the focus of the music from collective improvisation to solo performance. With his instantly recognizable gravelly voice, Armstrong was also an influential singer, demonstrating great dexterity as an improviser, bending the lyrics and melody of a song for expressive purposes. He was also skilled at scat singing (vocalizing using sounds ... (more)
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1. High Society (1956)
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3. Hello, Dolly! (1969)
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1. Top of the Pops (1964)
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4. What's My Line? (1950)
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