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From Rags To Riches: The Story Of Louis Armstrong
By the early '30s, Satchmo was also a touring movie star but years of blowing his horns had caused serious damage to his lips. On top of this, he had split with Lillian and fell out with his manager. With all this bad luck, he decided to take some time off and stayed in Europe.