“Our Neighborhood”: Louis Armstrong and Queens

The question is always asked: why Corona, Queens? Louis Armstrong could have lived anywhere–so why a working class neighborhood in the largest borough of New York?  The person most responsible for choosing Corona was Louis’s fourth wife, Lucille Wilson Armstrong. When they married on October 15, 1942, Louis was living out of the Hotel OlgaContinue reading ““Our Neighborhood”: Louis Armstrong and Queens”

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