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Armstrong, Louis

Line breaks: Louis Arm|strong
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːmstrɒŋ
 
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Definition of Armstrong, Louis in English:

( 1900–71), American jazz musician; known as Satchmo; full name Daniel Louis Armstrong. A major influence on Dixieland jazz, he was a trumpet and cornet player as well as a bandleader and a distinctive singer.

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