By: Sam Cerebe
BACKGROUND OF LOUIS ARMSTRONG
Louis Armstrong was a amazing musician that was known by many throughout the nation for his talents in music. He was a great singe, but what people loved most about him was his gift of playing the trumpet. Armstrong had many talents including: bandleader, soloist, singer, film star, and a comedian. Louis had a great career full of achievements and ended up very popular and famous. Many of his achievements were in songs he wrote like, "What a wonderful world" and "Star dust."
*Louis Armstrong, mainly known for playing trumpet
*Died at age 69
*Born on August 4, 1901
*Died July 6, 1971
The main strugles Louis faced throughout his life
*Being African-American Louis was harassed throughout his music career by racist critics who did not like him and wanted him to fail.
*When Louis Armstrong was young his father left his family, which meant he had no father-figure
*In 5th grade he left school to begin working to help his family
Adjectives that describe Louis
The way he effected the world
*He was arrested at 11 years old for shooting a fake gun
*His nickname was Louie
*For 10 years he refused to perform in his home town because it didn't allow integrated ands.