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Saturday, February 27, 2010

Louis Armstrong's first trumpet was stolen from his hotel room in New York City in 1926. Thirty years later, he found it in a Detroit pawn shop.

See also:
- Satchmo.net

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  • I found this fact to be intriguing and somewhat amazing. Knowing nothing about trumpets, a quick websearch located the following link:



    By Anonymous Kahne, at September 13, 2007 10:33 AM  

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