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Miller, Glenn, 1904-1944

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LC classificationML422.M44 Biography
Personal name headingMiller, Glenn, 1904-1944
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Variant(s)Miller, Alton Glenn, 1904-1944
See alsoConductor of: American Band of the Allied Expeditionary Forces
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Conductor of: Glenn Miller Army Air Force Orchestra
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Biography/History noteGlenn Miller (1904-1944) was an American band leader and trombonist.
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1904-03-01
Death date1944-12-15
Place of birthClarinda (Iowa)
Field of activityTrombone--Performance Conducting Big band music Swing (Music) Jazz
Profession or occupationTrombonists Band directors
Found inHis Glenn Miller's method for orchestral arranging, 1943.
His Glenn Miller [SR] p1983: insert (b. Clarinda, Iowa, 3/1/04; lost over English Channel 12/15/44)
Wikipedia, December 19, 2012 (Glenn Miller; birth name: Alton Glenn Miller; born March 1, 1904 in Clarinda, Iowa, United States; died Plane missing over the English Channel, December 15, 1944 (aged 40))
Dennis M. Spragg, WWW site, viewed August 9, 2021 (under Glenn Miller: Army Air Forces Orchestra; Miller AAF Orchestra; AAF Orchestra; founded in December 1942; coincided with Glenn Miller's appointment as the Director of Bands for the Training Command; deployed to the European Theater of Operations in June 1944 at the request of Eisenhower, and renamed as the American Band of the Allied Expeditionary Forces)