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Also Known As: Died: July 6, 1971
Born: August 4, 1901 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Profession: Music ...
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FAMILY

grandmother: Lucy. Raised Armstrong and his sister.
father: Willie Armstrong. Laborer. Abandoned family shortly after Louis' birth.
mother: Mary Ann Albert. Domestic, prostitute. Was 15 when she gave birth to Louis; left Armstrong and his sister in her mother's care.
sister: Beatrice Armstrong Collins. Survived him.
half-brother: Henry Armstrong. Survived him.
half-brother: William Armstrong. Survived him.
son: Clarence Hatfield. Adopted; survived him.

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