Louis Armstrong

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In Music
  • Date of Birth

    Date of Birth
    Louis Daniel Armstrong was born. His parents were named William Armstrong and Mary Albert Armstrong.
  • Education

    Education
    He attended the Fisk School for Boys.
  • Became a Musician

    Became a Musician
    Louis Armstrong dropped out of the Fisk School for Boys and a musician named Joe "King" Oliver taught Louis to play the cornet.
  • Played on Boats

    Played on Boats
    He played brass bands on the riverboats and steamboats of New Orleans.
  • Hot Jazz Groups

    Hot Jazz Groups
    Armstrong played with the King Ory band which was a hot jazz group.
  • Got Married

    Got Married
    Louis married Daisy Parker.
  • Recorded

    Recorded
    Recorded the song “Weather Bird Rag”
  • Recorded last hit

    Recorded last hit
    He recorded his last hit, "What a Wonderful World"
  • Passed Away

    Passed Away
    Louis Armstrong died at Corona, Queens, New York City, NY, U.S.