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Louis Armstrong

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Louis Daniel Armstrong  (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana. Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an "inventive" cornet and trumpet player, Armstrong was a foundational influence in jazz, shifting the music's focus from collective improvisation to solo performance. With his instantly recognizable deep and distinctive gravelly voice, Armstrong was also an influential singer, demonstrating great dexterity as an improviser, bending the lyrics and melody of a song for expressive purposes. He was also greatly skilled at scat singing, vocalizing using sounds and syllables instead of actual lyrics. Renowned for his charismatic stage presence and voice almost as much as for his trumpet-playing, Armstrong's influence extends well beyond jazz music, and by the end of his career in the 1960s, he was widely regarded as a profound influence on popular music in general. Armstrong was one of the first truly popular African-American entertainers to "cross over," whose skin-color was secondary to his amazing talent in an America that was severely racially divided. It allowed him socially acceptable access to the upper echelons of American society that were highly restricted for a person of color. While he rarely publicly politicized his race, often to the dismay of fellow African-Americans, he was privately a huge supporter of the Civil Rights movement in America. Description above from the Wikipedia article Louis Armstrong, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Aug 4, 1901 в New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
Впервые появился:
на movie Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory
Последний проект:
Series The Edsel Show 2016
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Hallo Satchmo
Poster of A Song Is Born
Poster of Going Places
Poster of Pennies from Heaven
Кино Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory 2018
Series The Edsel Show Himself 2016
Кино Bing Crosby Rediscovered Himself 2014-12-02
Кино The Best Of Louis Armstrong: Satchmo At His Best Himself 2009-01-02
Кино Good Evening Ev'rybody: In Celebration of Louis Armstrong Himself 2008-06-01
Кино Louis Armstrong: Live in '59 Trumpet, Vocal 2006-06-07
Кино The Story Of The Blues Himself 2004-06-30
Кино Louis Armstrong: Satchmo 1992-01-01
Кино On the Road with Duke Ellington Himself 1974-12-31
Series The Flip Wilson Show Unknown 1970-09-17
Series The Johnny Cash Show Unknown 1969-06-07
Кино Хеллоу, Долли! Louis Armstrong 1969-12-12
Кино A Man Called Adam Willie Ferguson 1966-03-16
Кино When the Boys Meet the Girls Himself 1965-10-10
Кино Hallo Satchmo Himself 1965-01-18
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Series Shindig! Unknown 1964-09-16
Кино Berlin-Melodie 1963-03-31
Кино Auf Wiedersehen er selbst 1961-12-22
Кино Paris Blues Wild Man Moore 1961-09-27
Кино The Five Pennies Himself 1959-01-01
Кино Kærlighedens melodi Musician with Orchestra 1959-08-03
Кино The Beat Generation Himself (as Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars) 1959-07-03
Кино Satchmo the Great 1957-01-01
Series Шоу Стива Аллена Unknown 1956-06-24
Кино High Society Himself 1956-07-17
Series Шоу Дины Шор Unknown 1956-10-05
Кино История Гленна Миллера Himself 1954-01-08
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18
Кино Glory Alley Shadow Johnson 1952-06-06
Кино Here Comes the Groom Himself 1951-09-20
Кино The Strip Himself 1951-08-01
Series Час комедии от Колгейт Unknown 1950-09-10
Кино Botta e risposta Band Leader 1950-02-18
Кино A Song Is Born Louis Armstrong 1948-10-19
Series Шоу Эда Салливана Unknown 1948-06-20
Кино New Orleans Himself 1947-04-18
Кино Pillow to Post Orchestra Leader 1945-06-09
Кино Atlantic City Himself 1944-09-15
Кино Jam Session Himself 1944-04-13
Кино Cabin in the Sky The Trumpeter 1943-04-09
Кино Birth of the Blues Louis Armstrong (archive footage) 1941-11-07
Кино Going Places Gabe 1938-12-31
Кино Doctor Rhythm Trumpet Player 1938-05-06
Кино Every Day's a Holiday Louis Armstrong 1937-12-18
Кино Artists & Models Specialty 1937-08-13
Кино Pennies from Heaven Henry 1936-11-25
Кино København, Kalundborg og -? 1934-08-20
Кино I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You Louis Armstrong 1932-11-25