Dizzy Gillespie Donates Trumpet to NMAH

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Summary

Jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie comes to the National Museum of American History to donated his famous "King Silver Flair" trumpet to the museum collection.

Subject

  • Gillespie, Dizzy 1917-
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Musical Instruments
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," December 1986, p. 4.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

October, 1986

Topic

  • Celebrities
  • Gifts
  • Musical instruments

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