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The Life and Work of Louis Armstrong

Summary: Essay briefly discusses the life and accomplishments of Louis Armstrong.
Louis Armstrong, arguable the greatest entertainer and trumpet player during the Harlem renaissance era, was inspired by people such as Joe "the king" Oliver, Lil Hardin, and Peter Davis. Louis Armstrong was one of the most famous and influential performers in the history of Jazz. Louis Armstrong Gained his recognition during the 1920's and early 1930's. Louis Armstrong was born in the ghettos of New Orleans. He learned to play the cornet while serving a sentence for delinquency in the home of Colored Waifs, were he meet Peter Davis, the band leader. In 1922, Louis Armstrong joined Joe Oliver's Creole Jazz Band, were he meet Lil Hardin And Joe Oliver, two of the most influential people Louis Armstrong's life. These people influenced Louis Armstrong in many different ways to shape and mold Louis Armstrong into the great entertainer that he was.
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