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    looks at the life of Louis Armstrong, they will be motivated to follow their dreams. Armstrong was a jazz player who shaped musical history and the history of African-American civil rights. Throughout his life, Louis Armstrong took physical, psychological, and social risks that…

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    Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901, in New Orleans, Louisiana (Editors, n.d, sect. synopsis). Armstrong was raised by a single mother living in poverty. As a reckless young man, Armstrong got in trouble with the police from firing a gun. Shortly after, Louis was put into the Colored Waif 's Home for Boys at age 12 which later placed him in Band .A man by the name of King Joe Oliver helped mentor Louis by teaching him how to read and play music .A Jewish family also gave Louis a job…

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    Louis Armstrong was a man of many things. Though he was mainly known for his music as a singer and trumpeter, he also was a film star and comedian. Before I get into all the achievements that he had accomplished in his life time let’s start at the beginning. Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 4th, 1901. He was the son of Willie Armstrong and Mary Ann Armstrong and a sibling to Beatrice Armstrong Collins (sister). He lived with his family in an area nicknamed “The…

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    Louis Armstrong was a part of an influential time of the Harlem Renaissance. He played a major role in the Jazz Age, otherwise known as the Roaring Twenties. He helped this time period move forward with this type of jazz. Louis and his group, the Oliver band, brought “swing” to this time period. Louis Armstrong helped start a significant music period (“Louis Armstrong”). Armstrong was born in New Orleans, on the fourth of August in 1901 and died on the sixth of July in 1971 in New York, New…

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    Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong “My whole life, my whole soul, my whole spirit is to blow that horn…” (Louis Armstrong). He possessed no formal teaching and yet he broke all barriers when it came to music. Louis Armstrong remains one of the most influential jazz musicians of all time. He not only revolutionized the sound of jazz with his embellished, improvisational solos and “scat” singing, but also his humble personality and charismatic presence won him the hearts of millions. Often known as…

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    Louis Armstrong was born on August 4th 1901 in New Orleans. His tough and painful childhood began when his father abandoned the family Shortly after he was born. Over the next 12 years Louis lived with his grandmother, Josephine Armstrong. At six years old Louis, and three other boys, formed a vocal quartet, It was here where he first felt his love of music grow, sometimes making up to $10 simply from those passing by tipping him, and his friends, in mere pennies. At twelve Louis was sent to…

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    the case of Louis Armstrong, he overcame the struggles of poverty and racism to become one of the most legendary jazz musicians. Coming from a bad neighborhood and low income did not stop Louis Armstrong from accomplishing his one passion. His talent brought him to the top of the jazz world. Due to his strong will and outstanding talents, Louis Armstrong rose through the challenges life threw at him and grew up to become a role model and inspiration to others. Louis Armstrong was born August…

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    about when Louis Armstrong was born. Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans,Loiusiana in a section so poor that it was nicknamed the Battlefield. Louis Armstrong had a difficult childhood, his father was a factory worker and abandoned the family soon after Louis’s birth, his ,other often turned to prostitution, She left him with his grandmother.Amrstrong was obligated to leave school in the fifth grade to begin working. Contributions: So after all after Armstrong had to leave…

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    know what Scat is or how to scat sing? Just look up Louis Armstrong, he created this masterpiece. Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901, he was born in the birthplace of jazz--New Orleans, Louisiana. He was in foster care throughout his teenage years. His father abandoned the family right after Louis was born, and his mother resulted to prostitution, so he was often left with his maternal grandmother. He began working in fifth grade where he developed a interest in music, this interest…

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    Louis Armstrong was an influential African American jazz trumpeter, composer and singer. He is known for songs like, Star Dust, La Via En Rose and What a Wonderful World. He is also known for his influence over jazz culture and music. He had many nicknames such as, Satchmo, Pops and, Ambassador Satch. He was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans Louisiana. He was born into a very poor neighbourhood known as “The Battlefield” and his life was very difficult growing up. Soon after his birth his…

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