Hurricane Ida Levels Louis Armstrong's Second Home, the Karnofsky Shop

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Hurricane Ida Levels, Louis Armstrong's Second Home, the Karnofsky Shop.
Hurricane Ida Levels, Louis Armstrong's Second Home, the Karnofsky Shop.
NPR reports that another piece of New Orleans'
rich jazz history has been lost. .
NPR reports that another piece of New Orleans'
rich jazz history has been lost. .
The building where musical legend
Louis Armstrong spent part of
his childhood was destroyed
by Hurricane Ida.
The building where musical legend
Louis Armstrong spent part of
his childhood was destroyed
by Hurricane Ida.
427 South Rampart Street was
called the Karnofsky Shop.
It was named for
the family who lived there.
The store was listed on the National Register
of Historic Places due to its impact
on Armstrong's musical life.
The store was listed on the National Register
of Historic Places due to its impact
on Armstrong's musical life.
The building was owned by the Karnofsky family, who hired Armstrong when he was 7 years old to help in their junk and coal business.
The building was owned by the Karnofsky family, who hired Armstrong when he was 7 years old to help in their junk and coal business.
The Karnofsky family encouraged him
to pursue music, told him he was talented
and would sing Russian lullabies with him.
The Karnofsky family encouraged him
to pursue music, told him he was talented
and would sing Russian lullabies with him.
Morris Karnofsky became a childhood friend
of Armstrong. One day, the two saw an
old cornet in a pawn shop window.
Morris Karnofsky became a childhood friend
of Armstrong. One day, the two saw an
old cornet in a pawn shop window.
Morris loaned him some money to buy the little cornet, which would become Armstrong's first.
Although I could not play a good tune,
Morris applauded me just the same,
which made me feel very good, Louis Armstrong, via NPR.
NPR reports that Morris Karnofsky went on to open
Morris Music, the first jazz record store in New Orleans.
When he was in town, Armstrong would
stop by and see his childhood friend
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