Glenn MillerBandleader / Trombonist / Missing Person
Born: 1 March 1904
Died: 15 December 1944 (airplane crash)
Birthplace: Clarinda, Iowa
Best known as:
Wartime big band leader
Name at birth: Alton Glenn Miller
Glenn Miller was one of several band leaders who helped create the Big Band sound of the 1930s and 1940s. His Glenn Miller Orchestra was one of America's most popular dance bands in the years just before World War II, playing hits like "Tuxedo Junction," "In the Mood" and his signature piece, "Moonlight Serenade." During the war Miller joined the army and led the Glenn Miller Army Air Corps Band. His plane disappeared on a flight over the English Channel in 1944; no trace was ever found.
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