Date of Birth:
7 December 1910
Louis Prima played in 1 movies in the Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Music genres.
Louis Prima got succeed with average imdb rating 7.6.
Born in New Orleans' French Quarter, Louis Prima longed to play jazz. When he was a child, he studied the violin. His older brother Leon took up trumpet while Louis was still quite young, and he soon followed in his brother's footsteps. He played in clubs like "The Famous Door" in the 1930s, and by the time the 1940s rolled around, Prima and his band were becoming well known. Like many other big bands, Prima always had a woman singer, his most famous being 'Keely Smith' (qv), with whom he record... Read more