Date of Birth:
4 August 1901
Louis Armstrong played in 1 movies in the Romance, Comedy, Musical, Family genres.
Louis Armstrong got succeed with average imdb rating 6.9.
Satchmo became Armstrong's nickname after his 1932 Grand Tour of Europe. A London music magazine editor wrote "Satchmo" in an article -- probably because he couldn't read his garbled notes. Up until that time Armstrong's nickname was Satchelmouth.
Pictured on a 32? US commemorative postage stamp in the Legends of American Music series, issued 1 September 1995.
Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (under the category Early Influence).
Charter inductee of the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1978.
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