The Louis Armstrong House, formally known as 34-56 107th Street, is a historic house museum in Corona, Queens, New York City. It was the home of Louis Armstrong and his wife Lucille Wilson from 1943 until his death in 1971. Lucille gave ownership of it to the city of New York in order to create a museum focused on her husband.
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Louis Armstrong was an American jazz musician and singer. Armstrong's influence extends well beyond jazz music, and by the end of his career in the 1960s, he was widely regarded as a profound influence on popular music in general. Lucille Armstrong, his wife in later years, described his love for people.
The Louis Armstrong Middle School (LAMS) opened in 1979 in collaboration with Queens College. The purpose of establishing the school was to bring together a culturally diverse group of students from the borough of Queens to educate them academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.
Louis Armstrong morreu de ataque cardíaco em 6 de Julho de 1971 com 69 anos em Corona, Queens, Nova Iorque, 11 meses após tocar o seu último solo na Sala Imperial do Waldorf-Astoria. As suas últimas palavras foram: "I had my trumpet, I had a beautiful life, I had a family, I had Jazz.
Oct 15, 2021 · Gordon, an Armstrong devotee, is the only member of the band not born in New Orleans. He and Riley are also members of the New York-based David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band which has a regular gig at Birdland in NYC and played at Newport this past August.