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Glenn Miller

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Birthday
1, 1904
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Dec 15, 1944 (40)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
1, 1904
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Dec 15, 1944 (40)

About

Swing bandleader, composer, and arranger best known for his hits "In The Mood," "Chattanooga Choo Choo," and "At Last."

Before Fame

After spending so much time on his music while trying to attend University of Colorado at Boulder, he failed three out of five classes and decided to drop out.

Trivia

He went M.I.A. when performing for U.S. troops in France during World War II.

Family Life

He married Helen Burger on October 6, 1928. They adopted two children together, Joanie and Steven.

Associated With

He made his first movie appearance in The Big Broadcast of 1936, which starred George Burns.