Louis Armstrong was born August 4,1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
He's known for playing jazz music.
Armstrong had a difficult childhood. His father was a factory worker and abandoned the family soon after Louis's birth. And his mother was a prostitute and usually left Louis with his grandmother.
One time on new years Louis grabbed his dad's gun and shot it up in the air. He was arrested right on the spot and later sent to a colored Waif's home for boys and received his music career.
Armstrong was a very inspirational jazz musicians Later on as his career started to grow he inspired many other jazz musicians after him because of his improvisation for jazz. And he also made jazz a famous genre for his band leadership abilities.
Louis was very caring he got the nickname Americas goodwill ambassador because of his his big caring heart. And Armstrong became very popular because of his smile and personality and became #1 on the pop charts.
Louis was capable of a lot of things Later on as his career still kept growing in 1918 he replaced Oliver and kid Ory's band, and later replaced the most popular band in New Orleans.
New Orleans is where Louis Armstrong's career mostly was made.