Louis Armstrong

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What did Louis do?

Louis Armstrong was a famous singer and trumpet play from the 1920s. In 1936, he became the first African-American jazz musician to write an autobiography ,Swing That Music.


When was he born? Where? When did he die?

Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

He died on July 6,1971 in Corona, Queens, New York City. He was only 69. Armstrong's corpse is now buried in Flushing Cemetery, NY

The famous musician from New Orleans

Interesting Facts Of Louis Armstrong

1. He became successful and had a career in the movies like " Hello Dolly" with Barbara Streisand.


2. He was educated at the Fisk School for Boys.


3. A musician named Joe "King" Oliver taught Louis to play the cornet.


4. Louis Armstrong's last hit was "What a Wonderful World"

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