Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong


Father of Jazz who replaced The Beatles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Hello, Dolly!" when he was 63 years old; he was the oldest person at that time to hit the #1 ranking.  The grandson of slaves, he worked as a paperboy and sold food he salvaged to restaurants. Bunk Johnson taught him how to play by ear when Armstrong was eleven and had dropped out of school.  "Bout Time," a song he wrote in his 60s, was featured in the film Bewitched.  He married Daisy Parker on March 19, 1918 and
  • When was
    Louis Armstrong born?

    Louis Armstrong was born on Sunday, August 4, 1901

  • Where was
    Louis Armstrong born?

    Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans, LA

  • How old is
    Louis Armstrong?

    Louis Armstrong is 118

  • How much is Louis Armstrong worth?

    Louis Armstrong is worth $10 Million

Best Quotes

  • Man, if you gotta ask you'll never know.
  • There is two kinds of music the good and bad. I play the good kind.
  • Don't let my mouth say nothin' my head can't stand
  • And I say to myself…What a wonderful world
  • The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician.
  • I'm going to miss Robert's market, the cleaners and the dentist, ... But we'll deal with that.
  • I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don't treat me right -- shame on you!
  • What we play is life.
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