LOUIS "SATCHMO" ARMSTRONG - MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED CIRCA 1963 - HFSID 70266
LOUIS ARMSTRONG Black and white magazine photograph of Louis Armstrong Magazine Photograph signed: "Louis Armstrong". B/w, 8¼x10½. Printed caption (irregularly cut 5½x3¼ caption affixed at bottom: "Louis Armstrong autographed specialy [sic] Thurs May 10th whilst in Leeds.
Sale Price $616.25
Black and white magazine photograph of Louis Armstrong
Magazine Photograph signed: "Louis Armstrong". B/w, 8¼x10½. Printed caption (irregularly cut 5½x3¼ caption affixed at bottom: "Louis Armstrong autographed specialy [sic] Thurs May 10th whilst in Leeds." Ink note (unknown hand) on caption: "1963." 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.Irregularly cut piece (3x5) removed from lower right of photo. Grainy image. Slightly creased. Horizontal fold touches "Lo" of signature. Otherwise, fine condition.
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