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 (gə-lĕs′pē), John Birks Known as "Dizzy." 1917-1993.
American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer who was a key leader in the bop movement.
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(Biography) Dizzy, nickname of John Birks Gillespie. 1917–93, US jazz trumpeter
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John Birks, ( “Dizzy” ), 1917–93, U.S. jazz trumpeter and composer.
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Noun1.Gillespie - United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993)
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Jos's position in life was not grand enough to entitle him to a house in Moira Place, where none can live but retired Members of Council, and partners of Indian firms (who break, after having settled a hundred thousand pounds on their wives, and retire into comparative penury to a country place and four thousand a year); he engaged a comfortable house of a second- or third-rate order in Gillespie Street, purchasing the carpets, costly mirrors, and handsome and appropriate planned furniture by Seddons from the assignees of Mr.
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Dorothy Gillespie (1920-2012) was a prolific and successful artist, widely exhibiting her art in solo exhibitions from the late 1940s well into the twenty-first century.