Born in New Orleans, Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo, Satch or Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer who was one of the most recognizable entertainers in the world. and one of the most influential jazz artists of all time. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in the history of jazz. Starting out in the 1920’s, Armstrong quickly grew an impressive fan base that included every major music artist. All of the Big Band leaders would come to see him as well as all the singers, musicians and songwriters. His work with Ella Fitzgerald resulted in major hit albums and numerous television appearances. Armstrong also appeared in several major motion pictures.
With all the fame and attention he chose the working-class neighborhood of Corona, Queens to be his home.
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