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Dizzy Gillespie is best known as a Composer. Considered one of the greatest jazz trumpeters in history. He was instrumental in the evolution of bebop and modern jazz. Dizzy Gillespie was born on October 21, 1917 in Cheraw, SC.

His father James was a bandleader in the Cheraw, South Carolina area. He married Lorraine Willis on May 9, 1940, and they would remain together until his death. He had a daughter named Jeanie Bryson. His first professional gig was in 1935 with the Frank Fairfax Orchestra, followed by stints with the orchestras of Edgar Hayes, Teddy Hill, and Cab Calloway, the latter of whom fired him.

On our website, Dizzy Gillespie is one of the successful Composer. He has ranked on the list of those famous people who were born on October 21, 1917. Dizzy Gillespie is one of the Richest Composer who was born in Cheraw, SC.

First NameDizzy
Last NameGillespie
Birthday & Zodiac
Birth SignLibra
Birth DateOctober 21, 1917
Death Date / Age Jan 6, 1993 (aged 75)
BirthdayOctober 21
Birth PlaceCheraw, SC
CountryUnited States
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He led a State Department envoy to the Middle East in 1956, the success of which prompted many to call him the Ambassador of Jazz. His style was so harmonically complex that many of his contemporaries failed to recreate his technique successfully, with Jon Faddis being the first to master the Gillespie approach.

Dizzy Gillespie Net Worth

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Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth in 2021$1 Million - $5 Million (Approx.)
Previous Year's Net Worth (2020)$100,000 - $1 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourcePrimary Income source Composer (profession)

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Does Dizzy Gillespie Dead or Alive?

As per our current Database, Dizzy Gillespie is died (as per Wikipedia, Last update: September 20, 2020).



Dizzy Gillespie is 105 years old.


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Dizzy Gillespie is now 105 years old. Noted, Dizzy Gillespie was born on October 21, 1917.


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