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Title:
Louis Armstrong
Author:
Tanenhaus, Sam.
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Publication Information:
New York : Chelsea House Publishers, [1989]

©1989
Physical Description:
127 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.
Summary:
A biography of the famous trumpeter who was one of the first great improvisers in jazz history.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781555465711

9780791002216
Format :
Book

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-- Critically acclaimed biographies of history's most notable African-Americans -- Straightforward and objective writing -- Lavishly illustrated with photographs and memorabilia -- Essential for multicultural studies


Author Notes

Sam Tanenhaus was born on October 31, 1955. He received a B.A. in English from Grinnell College in 1977 and a M.A. in English literature from Yale University in 1978. He is an American historian, biographer, and journalist. His books include Old Greenwich Village: An Architectural Portrait, Season of Power, Louis Armstrong: Biography of a Musician, The Death of Conservatism, and Whittaker Chambers: A Biography, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

(Bowker Author Biography)