With a career that spanned five decades and different eras in jazz, Louis Armstrong is perhaps one of the best-known jazz musicians. This year’s 6 July marks the 50th anniversary of his death and to celebrate this influential entertainer, we have put together a short quiz about his life.
Test your knowledge below! All answers can be found in Armstrong’s entry on Grove Music Online, which is free to access until 31 July 2021.
Feature image: Louis Armstrong, 1953. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.