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Louis Armstrong

1901 - 1971

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Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops", was an American trumpeter and vocalist. He was among the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades and several eras in the history of jazz.Armstrong was born and raised in New Orleans. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Armstrong has received more than 11,403,191 page views. His biography is available in 131 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 129 in 2019). Louis Armstrong is the 7th most popular musician, the 56th most popular biography from United States (down from 53rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Musician.

Louis Armstrong was a jazz trumpeter and singer. He was most famous for his scat singing, or singing without words.

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Among musicians, Louis Armstrong ranks 7 out of 2,662Before him are Freddie Mercury, Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, Niccolò Paganini, Franz Liszt, and John Lennon. After him are Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Leonard Cohen, Elton John, Clara Schumann, and Paul McCartney.

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Among people born in 1901, Louis Armstrong ranks 5Before him are Hirohito, Walt Disney, Marlene Dietrich, and Werner Heisenberg. After him are Enrico Fermi, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Jacques Lacan, Linus Pauling, Clark Gable, Rudolf Höss, and Sukarno. Among people deceased in 1971, Louis Armstrong ranks 4Before him are Nikita Khrushchev, Coco Chanel, and Igor Stravinsky. After him are Jim Morrison, György Lukács, Hermann Hoth, Audie Murphy, Lawrence Bragg, Fernandel, Theodor Svedberg, and Rudolf Abel.

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Among people born in United States, Louis Armstrong ranks 56 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Nixon (1913), Marlon Brando (1924), Clint Eastwood (1930), Jack London (1876), Charles Manson (1934), and John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928). After him are Maria Callas (1923), Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), James Stewart (1908), George H. W. Bush (1924), Robert Frost (1874), and Donald Trump (1946).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Louis Armstrong ranks 2Before him are Michael Jackson (1958). After him are Bob Dylan (1941), Jimi Hendrix (1942), Madonna (1958), Ray Charles (1930), Scatman John (1942), Miles Davis (1926), Frank Zappa (1940), Ronnie James Dio (1942), B.B. King (1925), and Brian Wilson (1942).

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