40 Little-Known Facts That Cast Jazz Legend Louis Armstrong In A Whole New Light

Jazz supremo Louis Armstrong was among the greatest artists of the 20th century. After all, who among us hasn’t heard of hits like “What a Wonderful World” or “Moon River”? The legendary trumpeter and singer lit up the stage for decades with his unique husky voice and magical smile. Yet this true American icon still had his fair share of skeletons in the closet – from convictions for drug-taking to an alleged secret love child.