Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong

American jazz trumpeter and singer
The most important and influential musician in jazz history, and one of the leading singers and entertainers from the 1920s through the '50s.
BornAugust 4, 1901
HometownNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Net worth$5 million
Height5'6" (1.68m)
SpouseLucille Wilson, Alpha Smith, Lil Hardin Armstrong, Daisy Parker
ChildrenClarence Armstrong
ParentsMary Albert, William Armstrong


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Waterspout Spotted Near New Orleans Airport

A funnel cloud headed towards Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Tuesday, February 23, as reported tornadoes touched down in Louisiana. According to local news sources, the National Weather Service and local emergency officials have indicated the tornado continued to travel southwest towards Kenner and eventually touched down near the Oakland subdivision. Credit: Facebook/Kenny Soape
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