Who was Louis Armstrong?

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New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c2004.
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105 pages : ill. ; 20 cm.
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If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs' Home who gave him a cornet, promoted him to band leader, and saw talent in the tough kid from the even tougher New Orleans neighborhood called Storyville. But it was Louis Armstrong's own passion and genius that pushed jazz into new an exciting realms with his amazing, improvisational trumpet playing. His seventy-year life spanned a critical time in American music as well as black history.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-104).
Presents a short study of singer, songwriter, and jazz musician Louis Armstrong and chronicles his childhood in New Orleans and rise in the entertainment industry.
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McDonough, Y. Z., & O'Brien, J. (2004). Who was Louis Armstrong? New York: Grosset & Dunlap.

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McDonough, Yona Zeldis and John O'Brien. 2004. Who Was Louis Armstrong? New York: Grosset & Dunlap.

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McDonough, Yona Zeldis and John O'Brien, Who Was Louis Armstrong? New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2004.

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McDonough, Yona Zeldis., and John O'Brien. Who Was Louis Armstrong? New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2004. Print.

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