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Louis Armstrong
New Orleans

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Satchmo - 1986

Satchmo - 1986
Louis Daniel „Satchmo“ Armstrong (* 4. August 1901 in New Orleans; † 6. Juli 1971 in New York City) - The statue stands in the Louis Armstrong Park in New Orleans.

scanned slide, Minolta X700

kiiti, tiabunna, Fred Fouarge, micritter and 28 other people have particularly liked this photo

21 comments - The latest ones
LotharW club
What A Wonderful World... Ach, und wie schön, mit der Minolta. Brauchst Du noch ein paar Gläser? :-)
4 days ago. Edited 4 days ago.
Berny club
has replied to LotharW club
Immer ;-) Hab gerade Spass an den alten Bildern.....nach einigen Jahren Scannen ;-)
4 days ago. Edited 4 days ago.
 John Cass
John Cass club
Beautiful image, nicely composed and framed --- the Minolta is what I used in the 60's and 70's :)
4 days ago.
Berny club
has replied to John Cass club
It was quite a good camera back then. Many thanks!
4 days ago.
Proxar club
Schön anzusehen!
4 days ago.
Berny club
has replied to Proxar club
Danke Dir!
4 days ago.
 Yves Saulnier
Yves Saulnier club
Un grand musicien.
4 days ago.
Berny club
has replied to Yves Saulnier club
Indeed! - Merci Yves!
4 days ago.
Boro club
"I see trees of green" ;o) Superbe
4 days ago.
Berny club
has replied to Boro club
Thanks for rthe music-link, Boro!
4 days ago.
 Richard Chamberlain
Richard Chamberlain club
A legend.
4 days ago.
 Hélène Lombard
Hélène Lombard club
Bon plan sur ce grand musicien !! Bonne année !!
4 days ago.
Jean club
What a man and what a musician.
4 days ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
I agree with Jean. If only "What a Wonderful World" rang true at this time!
4 days ago.
Murray Leshner (Murr… club
has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne club
Yesterday, I wondered what Louis would say now. Probably the same...probably an optimist.
4 days ago.
J.Garcia club
Sculpture and place worthy of a king!
Great, Berny
4 days ago.
 Jean-michel N
Jean-michel N club
4 days ago.
 Leo W
Leo W club
Der macht was her, auch wenn die Broze nicht spielen kann.
4 days ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
A lovely photo Berny. I thought you might like this quote which is attributed to Louis Armstrong:

"Some of you young folks been saying to me, 'Hey Pops, what you mean what a wonderful world? How about all them wars all over the place? You call them wonderful? And how about hunger and pollution? They ain't so wonderful either.' But how about listening to old Pops for a minute. It seems to me it ain't the world that's so bad, but what we're doing to it, and all I'm saying is see what a wonderful world it would be if only we'd give it a chance. Love, baby, love. That's the secret. Yeah. If lots more of us loved each other, we'd solve lots more problems. And man, this world would be a gasser."
3 days ago.
Berny club
has replied to Keith Burton club
So true, Keith! Many thanks for the quote. Only we, the human beings, make it to this place, which is sometimes terrible and frightening.
3 days ago.
tiabunna club
A good quote from Keith and it's good that Satch has been commemorated with this statue. In pre-digital days, I always used Minolta too.
2 days ago.

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