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Subject: Incredibly 25 years later the Jazz great lies in an UNmarked grave in NYC. ...

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Date Posted: Saturday, January 06, 04:55:16pm
In reply to: Bio & PHOTO 's message, "ARCHIVE: January 6, 1993 ~Dizzy Gillespie, famed trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer, adding layers of harmonic complexity previously unheard in jazz, popularizing bebop style, whose blown-out cheeks became textbook research for doctors, coining the trait "Gillespie's pouches", dies of pancreatic cancer, at 75. ..." on Saturday, January 06, 04:45:18pm

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Even Dizzy respected the final resting places of others.
Here he is serenading early Jazz great Blind Tom Wiggin at his grave, in Ohio,
before even Wiggins' own grave was upgraded by a more fitting headstone. ...

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That same day, dancer Rudolf Nureyev died (NT)..Saturday, January 06, 04:58:17pm

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