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Armstrong, Louis (jazz) [Dippermouth, Pops, Satchelmouth, Satchmo]locked

  • Michael Cogswell

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(b New Orleans, 4 Aug 1901; d New York, 6 July 1971). American trumpeter, singer, and leader. Unquestionably one of the most influential and profound innovators in jazz history, he enjoyed phenomenal commercial success and became a cultural icon.

Although Armstrong himself believed that he was born on ...

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