Person:Glenn Miller (5)

Glenn Miller
d.15 Dec 1944
m. 4 May 1898
  1. Elmer D. Miller1901 -
  2. Glenn Miller1904 - 1944
Facts and Events
Name Glenn Miller
Baptismal Name Alton Glen Miller
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 1 Mar 1904 Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States
Census[2] 1910 Tryon, McPherson, Nebraska, United States
Death[1] 15 Dec 1944 Lost in a plane crash over the English Channel
Burial? Body never recovered

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Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – missing in action December 15, 1944) was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was the best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known big bands. Miller's notable recordings include "In the Mood", "Moonlight Serenade", "Pennsylvania 6-5000", "Chattanooga Choo Choo", "A String of Pearls", "At Last", "(I've Got a Gal In) Kalamazoo", "American Patrol", "Tuxedo Junction", "Elmer's Tune", and "Little Brown Jug". While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's aircraft disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Glenn Miller, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. McPherson, Nebraska, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, ED 90, sheet 8A.
  3. Iowa. Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950. (FamilySearch Record Search).

    Listed as Alton Glen Miller.