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Louis Armstrong's House, New York

Track number: 
9

Louis Armstrong’s House, New York
For our final item we are going much further afield: to the United States. New York Beyond Sight is a charity which describes locations within the city for blind and partially sighted listeners. This recording by Jim Myskins, President of Queens College in New York City, describes the home of Louis Armstrong who was probably the world’s most famous jazz musician. He was also an international celebrity who could have lived anywhere and yet in 1943, he and his wife, Lucille, settled in a modest house in Corona, in new York’s biggest borough, Queens, where they lived for the remainder of their lives. Today, the Louis Armstrong House Museum is open to the public, offering guided tours of Louis’ longtime home and the Armstrongs’ beautiful Japanese-inspired garden.