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POPS: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Terry Teachout
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
00:58:36
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Episode Summary
Drawing on a cache of important new sources unavailable to previous biographers,?The Wall Street Journal's drama critic and arts columnist paints a gripping portrait of Louis Armstrong's world and his music.

Participant(s) Bio
Terry Teachout is the drama critic of the Wall Street Journal and the chief culture critic of Commentary. He played jazz professionally before becoming a full-time writer. His books include All in the Dances: A Brief Life of George Balanchine, The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken, and A Terry Teachout Reader.


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