Louis Armstrong was a man with a free-spirit. He got arrested on New Year's Eve for shooting his step father's gun in the air in 1912. He was a trumpet and cornet player that became famous in 1920's. He married a prostitute named Daisy Parker. He was very giving because he adopted a 3 year old named Clarence.
His nickname was Satchmo short for satchel mouth.In 1929 he made his first broadway appearance. He died at the age of 69 on July 6,1971.