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Louis Armstrong


LouisArmstrong .jpegLouis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971) was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops". He was an American trumpeter and vocalist. He is among the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades and different eras in the history of jazz. He received many accolades including three Grammy Award nominations and a win for his vocal performance of Hello, Dolly! in 1964. In 2017, he was posthumously inducted into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame.