Born August 4, 1901, in New Orleans, USA.

Born August 4, 1901, in New Orleans, USA.

Influential jazz trumpeter and singer ("Satchmo" or "Pops").

Influential jazz trumpeter and singer ("Satchmo" or "Pops").

Played a significant role in the development of jazz music.

Played a significant role in the development of jazz music.

Part of notable jazz ensembles like Hot Five and Hot Seven in the 1920

Part of notable jazz ensembles like Hot Five and Hot Seven in the 1920

Used fame to advocate against racism and inequality.

Used fame to advocate against racism and inequality.