Louis Armstrong

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Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong (August 4, 1901 ­ July 6,
1971), nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an
American jazz trumpeter and singer
from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Birth name Louis Armstrong
Born August 4, 1901
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Died July 6, 1971 (aged 69)
Corona, Queens, New York City,
Genres Dixieland, jazz, swing, traditional
Occupations Musician
Years active c. 1914­71
Armstrong died of a heart attack in his sleep on July 6, 1971, a
month before his 70th birthday, and 11 months after playing a
famous show at the Waldorf-Astoria's Empire Room. He was
residing in Corona, Queens, New

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York City, at the time of his death. He was interred in Flushing
Cemetery, Flushing, in Queens, New York City.…read more


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