Louis was born on august 4, 1901 in New Orleans into a poor family with a single mother. His mother couldn't really support him so she started into prostitution while her son Louis went to Fisk School For Boys. At the age of 11 he dropped out then working odd jobs for many different people. Then as he aged he then became a more well known musician in singing groups and bands. He was known to argue wether he was self taught or Peter Davis taught him. Today we know him as a great jazz muisician that has a great voice that inspires people everywhere. Known as to be the best jazz musician ever. He changed improvisation to solo performance by him performing solo so many times, then creating almost a whole new way to perform. Even if he lived for only 70 years we will know him for forever as a very influential person.
All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song. -Louis Armstrong