1968

Dizzy Gillespie Becomes Bahá’í

At the age of 51, Dizzy Gillespie, a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz, joined the Bahá’í Faith.

“Becoming a Baha’i changed my life in every way and gave me a new concept of the relationship between God and his fellow man – man and his family.” -Dizzie Gillespie

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Image courtesy of the NSA of the Baha'is of the United States

Info courtesy of NSA of the Baha’is of the US

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