Louis Armstrong

Armstrong in 1953, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection; World-Telegram staff photographer

Birth Name: Louis Daniel Armstrong

Date of Birth: August 4, 1901

Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Death: July 6, 1971

Place of Death: Corona, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Ethnicity: African-American

Louis Armstrong was an American trumpeter, composer, vocalist, and actor. He was nicknamed “Satchmo,” “Satch,” “Louie,” and “Pops.”

He was the son of Mary (Albert) and William Armstrong. Louis was married to Lucille Wilson, until his death. He had a son, who was adopted, with his former wife Daisy Parker.

Louis’s paternal grandfather was named Ephraim Armstrong.

Louis’s paternal grandmother was named Josephine (the daughter of Daniel Walker and Catherine Washington). Daniel was the son of Daniel Walker.

Source: Genealogy of Louis Armstrong (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com


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  1. iloveme says:

    Love yu louis!

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