Remembering a Jazz Legend

On this day, July 06, back in 1971 legendary Jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong died in his sleep at his home in Corona, Queens, at the age of 71.


Armstrong, nicknamed “Satchmo,” was an American trumpeter, composer and singer who was one of the most influential figures in Jazz. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in jazz.

Of his most famous interpretations is the classic “What a Wonderful World:”

A week after his death, thousands paid tribute at his wake in Manhattan. The other stars where there including the also legendary Ella Fitzgerald:


Louis Armstrong is also remembered in Harlem, at the legendary Apollo Theater’s Walk of Fame:


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