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Louis Armstrong

 
Date of Birth: August 04, 1901
Date of Death: July 06, 1971 (69)

Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1939
Bottom/Pyramus
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1929
Ensemble

Writing

Music

Photos

The Agents of Jam''s continue their mission in Paris where Black Musicians like Duke  Photo

The Agents of Jam''s continue their mission in Paris where Black Musicians like Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong escaped oppression - and Jazz thrives to this day.

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Date:
02/14/2019
Louis Armstrong, circa 1960. Ink drawing on paper. Signed by artist. Photo

Louis Armstrong, circa 1960. Ink drawing on paper. Signed by artist.

From: 
Date:
08/16/2017
Craig Wallace Photo

Craig Wallace

From: 
Date:
08/29/2016
Craig Wallace Photo

Craig Wallace

From: 
Date:
08/29/2016
Craig Wallace Photo

Craig Wallace

From: 
Date:
08/29/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1939
Bottom/Pyramus

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1929
Ensemble

Writing
Music





Louis Armstrong News

Billy Ray Cyrus Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Debut Album 'Some Gave All' Photo Billy Ray Cyrus Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Debut Album 'Some Gave All'
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022

illy Ray Cyrus celebrates the 30th Anniversary of his iconic debut album, Some Gave All. The album, which includes Cyrus' No. 1 hit single, 'Achy Breaky Heart,' was a breakout success, which catapulted the Kentucky native into superstar status and he quickly became a household name.

Queens College Concert Honors Late Jazz Great Jimmy Heath, May 21 Photo Queens College Concert Honors Late Jazz Great Jimmy Heath, May 21
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

The Jimmy Heath Scholarship Fund Concert, performed in tribute to late Queens College Music Professor Jimmy Heath, who in 1986 founded the Master of Music in Jazz Studies offered by the college's Aaron Copland School of Music; he helped to create the jazz program curriculum and taught there for over 20 years.

Michael Feinstein, Nicole Henry & More Announced as Celebrity Mentors for Songbook Ac Photo Michael Feinstein, Nicole Henry & More Announced as Celebrity Mentors for Songbook Academy 2022
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

A roster of Broadway performers and top jazz artists will join Michael Feinstein as professional mentors at this year’s Songbook Academy summer intensive, the nation’s leading youth music program focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood.

What's Coming Up At Birdland: Jazz Programming May 17 - May 29 Photo What's Coming Up At Birdland: Jazz Programming May 17 - May 29
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022

Get full details for Jazz programming coming up at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater, May 17 - May 29:

Unreleased Ella Fitzgerald Live Album 'Ella At The Hollywood Bowl: The Irving Berlin  Photo Unreleased Ella Fitzgerald Live Album 'Ella At The Hollywood Bowl: The Irving Berlin Songbook' Sets Release
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Songbook, The First Lady Of Song performed selections from that album live at the Hollywood Bowl. Conducted and arranged by Paul Weston, who also arranged and conducted the studio sessions, this concert marked the only time that Ella performed these iconic arrangements live with a full orchestra.

The HISTORY Channel Launches HISTORY Travel Program Photo The HISTORY Channel Launches HISTORY Travel Program
by Michael Major - May 12, 2022

With a robust domestic and international slate, HISTORY Travel’s first trip kicks off in colorful jazz epicenter New Orleans in November 2022, followed by Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in December.  Additional destinations include England, Greece, Italy, France, Gettysburg & Antietam and Yellowstone National Park. 

VIDEO: Watch New Highlights from Encores! INTO THE WOODS Photo VIDEO: Watch New Highlights from Encores! INTO THE WOODS
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2022

The New York City Center Encores! production of Into the Woods, which opened May 4, is set to run through May 15. Directed by Encores! Artistic Director Lear deBessonet with music direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and choreography by Lorin Latarro, the special two week run of Into the Woods is dedicated to the memory of the legendary Stephen Sondheim.

OUTDOORS @ THE SHAW to Return This Summer Photo OUTDOORS @ THE SHAW to Return This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

The Shaw Festival will once again go al fresco with a series of specially produced performances, concert series and curated experiences throughout the summer and fall. Popular Outdoors @ The Shaw events return with new enchanting and imaginative encounters at various locations in and around the Festival grounds and Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Scenic City Shakespeare In The Park Begins With LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST In May Photo Scenic City Shakespeare In The Park Begins With LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST In May
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

Scenic City Shakespeare has announced Greenway Farms in Hixson, TN as the inaugural location for their early summer outdoor Shakespeare series.

Michael Feinstein, Nicole Henry & More Announced as Celebrity Mentors for Songbook Ac Photo Michael Feinstein, Nicole Henry & More Announced as Celebrity Mentors for Songbook Academy 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

A roster of Broadway performers and top jazz artists will join Michael Feinstein as professional mentors at this year’s Songbook Academy summer intensive, the nation’s leading youth music program focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood.

Louis Armstrong Videos

VIDEO: Watch New Highlights from Encores! INTO THE WOODS VideoVIDEO: Watch New Highlights from Encores! INTO THE WOODS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2022

The New York City Center Encores! production of Into the Woods, which opened May 4, is set to run through May 15. Directed by Encores! Artistic Director Lear deBessonet with music direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and choreography by Lorin Latarro, the special two week run of Into the Woods is dedicated to the memory of the legendary Stephen Sondheim.

VIDEO: Watch Neil Patrick Harris, Sara Bareilles & More in Rehearsals for INTO THE WO VideoVIDEO: Watch Neil Patrick Harris, Sara Bareilles & More in Rehearsals for INTO THE WOODS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 27, 2022

Rehearsals are underway for New York City Center Encores! production of Into the Woods. Directed by Encores! Artistic Director Lear deBessonet with music direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and choreography by Lorin Latarro, the special two week run of Into the Woods (May 4 - 15) is dedicated to the memory of the legendary Stephen Sondheim.

VIDEO: 'Put On Your Sunday Clothes' From HELLO, DOLLY! Featured in New Google Ad VideoVIDEO: 'Put On Your Sunday Clothes' From HELLO, DOLLY! Featured in New Google Ad
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2021

Broadway fans may hear a familiar tune when they watch the new Google ad, celebrating six months since NASA's Perseverance Rover has been on Mars.

BWW Exclusive: Minnie Mouse Teaches Leslie Uggams' Nana Beaver to Tap Dance on MINNIE VideoBWW Exclusive: Minnie Mouse Teaches Leslie Uggams' Nana Beaver to Tap Dance on MINNIE'S BOW-TOONS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 18, 2021

In the new episode entitled ‚ÄúAll that Jazz,‚ÄĚ Minnie teaches Nana Beaver (voiced by Uggams) and her son Joey to tap dance in true Broadway fashion.

VIDEO: Ballet BC Dancers Create a Holiday Performance to 'Cool Yule' VideoVIDEO: Ballet BC Dancers Create a Holiday Performance to 'Cool Yule'
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2020

Dancers with Ballet BC wish a Happy Holidays with a performance to 'Cool Yule,' composed by Steven Allen, and performed by Louis Armstrong feat. Commanders.

VIDEO: Daniel J Watts Performs 'Fish Heads' as Part of ARMSTRONG NOW Initiative VideoVIDEO: Daniel J Watts Performs 'Fish Heads' as Part of ARMSTRONG NOW Initiative
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2020

Daniel J Watts has released a new performance of "Fish Heads" as part of the Armstrong Now initiative.

VIDEO: Because it's June! Watch Leslie Uggams' Iconic Performance of 'June is Bustin' VideoVIDEO: Because it's June! Watch Leslie Uggams' Iconic Performance of 'June is Bustin' Out All Over'
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2020

It's that time of year again! We're celebrating June 1 with the iconic video of Leslie Uggams singing 'June is Bustin' Out All Over' from Carousel!

Exclusive Photos/Video: Final Preview of A WONDERFUL WORLD; Opening Night Cancelled a VideoExclusive Photos/Video: Final Preview of A WONDERFUL WORLD; Opening Night Cancelled at the Colony Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2020

A Wonderful World, a new musical based on the life and songs of jazz legend and American icon Louis Armstrong, played its final preview at the Colony Theatre last night, March 13. The show was set to open tonight, but due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the opening performance has been cancelled.

VIDEO: First Look at CHASIN' DEM BLUES at Milwaukee Rep VideoVIDEO: First Look at CHASIN' DEM BLUES at Milwaukee Rep
by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is presenting Chasin' Dem Blues: Untold Story of Paramount Records, running January 17 thru March 22, 2020 to the Stackner Cabaret.

Frank Black and Iggy Pop Celebrate Mose Allison, Out Nov. 29 VideoFrank Black and Iggy Pop Celebrate Mose Allison, Out Nov. 29
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 11, 2019

Today, on Mose Allison's birthday, Fat Possum Records releases two newly-recorded Allison tracks from IF YOU'RE GOING TO  THE CITY:  A Tribute To Mose Allison, out November 29. Pixies vocalist Frank Black has recorded 'Numbers on Paper,' while punk icon Iggy Pop puts his spin on the title track. IF YOU'RE GOING TO THE CITY also benefits Sweet Relief, which assists musicians in need. 


Louis Armstrong Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Louis Armstrong been in?
Louis Armstrong has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Louis Armstrong been in?
Louis Armstrong has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Louis Armstrong written?
Louis Armstrong has written 1 shows including A Wonderful World (Music).