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Jazz Giant Louis Armstrong Was Born


Portrait of Louis Armstrong, 1946.

Louis Armstrong and his trumpet; more than anyone else he laid the foundation for modern jazz.

CREDIT: Gottlieb, William P., photographer. Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1946, ca. 1946. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-GLB13-0017 DLC.

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