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Armstrong, Louis [Dippermouth; Papa Dip; Pops; Satchelmouth; Satchmo]locked

  • Gene H. Anderson

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(b New Orleans, LA, Aug 4, 1901; d New York, NY, July 6, 1971). American trumpeter, singer, and entertainer.

Despite his lifelong claim of 4 July 1900 as his birthday, Armstrong was actually born on 4 August 1901 as recorded on a baptismal certificate discovered after his death. Although calling himself “Louis Daniel Armstrong” in his ...

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