LOUIS "SATCHMO" ARMSTRONG - AUTOGRAPH ENVELOPE SIGNED 04/29/1968 - HFSID 78955
LOUIS ARMSTRONG Legendary Jazz trumpeter and vocalist, Louis Armstron, signs an envelope Envelope signed: "34-56-107th St/Satchmo/Corona, N Y" B/w, 5½x4½. Addressed in unknown hand to Mrs. S.A. Baker, Pontiac, Mich.
Sale Price $270.00
Legendary Jazz trumpeter and vocalist, Louis Armstron, signs an envelope
Envelope signed: "34-56-107th St/Satchmo/Corona, N Y" B/w, 5½x4½. Addressed in unknown hand to Mrs. S.A. Baker, Pontiac, Mich., postmarked Flushing, New York, April 29, 1968, 6-cent Franklin Roosevelt stamp affixed. On July 4, 2000, America marked the centennial of the birth of LOUIS ARMSTRONG (1901-1971), her most celebrated jazz musician. "Satchmo", short for "satchel mouth", popularized jazz singing, scat singing and improvised instrumental solos to the mainstream public. He was America's musical ambassador to the world, a multi-talented vocalist, trumpet player and entertainer who influenced scores of vocalists and musicians. In 1967, Satchmo recorded "It's A Wonderful World", which did not become a hit until 1987 (16 years after his death), when it was featured in the film Good Morning, Vietnam. "Hello, Dolly!", a tune that he hated the first time he heard it, became another signature song after his show-stopping rendition in the 1969 film starring Barbra Streisand. Vertical fold. Slightly soiled. Frayed top edge where letter was opened, touching Armstrong's street number. Postmark touches "mo" of "Satchmo" and "N Y."
Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.
If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.