Louis Armstrong

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong Full Name: Louis Armstrong
Nationality:

American

Profession: Jazz Musician
Why Famous: Star Dust, La Via En Rose

Born: August 4, 1901
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Died: July 6, 1971 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1918-03-19 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (17) weds Daisy Parker (21)
  • 1923-12-18 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) divorces Daisy Parker after 5 years of marriage
  • 1924-02-04 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) weds pianist Lil Armstrong (26)
  • 1938-09-30 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (37) divorces pianist Lil Armstrong (40) after more than 14 years of marriage
  • 1938-10-11 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (37) weds longtime girlfriend Alpha Smith
  • 1942-10-02 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (41) divorces Alpha Smith after 4 years of marriage
  • 1942-10-12 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (41) weds dancer Lucille Wilson (28)

Historical Events in the Life of Louis Armstrong

  • 1925-11-11 Louis Armstrong records 1st of Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings
  • 1928-12-28 Louis Armstrong makes 78 recording of "West End blues"
  • 1944-01-18 The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers were Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.