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  1. Horn of Plenty. The Story of Louis Armstrong.
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    Horn of Plenty. The Story of Louis Armstrong.

    Translated from the French by James F. Bezou.
    First edition in English, published in French as Louis Armstrong. Le Roi du Jazz, in Paris in the same year. This copy signed by Armstrong beneath the portrait. Goffin was a Belgian lawyer, poet and author, a Stormy Petrel of the Nazi invasion, and who fled to the USA in 1939. In 1932 he had published Aux Frontières du Jazz., one of the earliest serious analyses of the jazz, and contributed "The Best Negro Jazz Orchestra," translated by Beckett, to Nancy Cunard's Negro anthology. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1947

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 77102

    Signed: Yes

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