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Glenn Miller
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Bandleader
    (March 1, 1904-December 15, 1944)
    Birth name is Alton Glenn Miller
    Conductor of Glenn Miller and His Band
    Recorded 'Chattanooga Choo Choo,' 'Tuxedo Junction,' 'American Patrol,' 'In the Mood' and 'Pennsylvania 6-5000' with his band
    Appeared in 'Sun Valley Serenade (1941)' and 'Orchestra Wives (1942)'
    Trained in the Army Air Corps during World War II (1943)
    Portrayed by Jimmy Stewart in the bio-pic, 'The Glenn Miller Story (1954)'
    Died in a tragic plane crash over the English Channel (1944)
    He smoked.
    He went by his middle name.
    He suffered with depression.
    He dropped out of the University of Colorado to become a musician.
    He had his own radio show, 'Moonlight Serenade,' for Chesterfield cigarettes.
    He adopted two children.
    He organized the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band to entertain troops overseas during World War II.
    He is one of the true legends of the era of big jazz bands.
    A plane he was flying crashed, killing him, after RAF pilots accidentally dropped their bombs over him.
    The pilots were not aware that Miller's plane was under them as they were dropping the bombs due to poor visibility.

Credit: Ratman


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