LOUIS "SATCHMO" ARMSTRONG - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 76520
LOUIS ARMSTRONG Color publicity photograph of Louis Armstrong in a blue suit holding his famous horn Photograph inscribed and signed: "To the American Hall of Fame Library/Best Wishes/From Louis Armstrong/Satchmo". Color, 8x10.
Sale Price $1,105.00
Color publicity photograph of Louis Armstrong in a blue suit holding his famous horn
Photograph inscribed and signed: "To the American Hall of Fame Library/Best Wishes/From Louis Armstrong/Satchmo". Color, 8x10. 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. Small tape remnant at blank upper edge. Slightly creased. Fine condition.
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