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Armstrong, Louis Daniel (Satchmo, Pops)

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Born: 1901 AD
Died: 1971 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Composers, Musicians, Singer

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1901 - Born on the 4th of August in New Orleans, Louisiana U.S.A.

1918 - On the 19th of March, married Daisy Parker.

1923 - He made his first recordings, while playing second cornet in Oliver's band.

1925 - He began recording under his own name with his famous music "Hot Five","Potato Head Blues" and "West End Blues".

1964 - He was top of the Bill Board chart with his music "Hello Dolly".

1968 - His highly sentimental pop song "What A Wonderful World" topped the British charts.

1971 - On the 6th of July, he died of a heart attack at the age of 69.

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