Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller

American big band musician, arranger, composer and bandleader (1904-1944)
Trombonist who led the most popular band in the world during 1939-1942, playing a wide variety of melodic pop and jazz.
BornMarch 1, 1904
HometownClarinda, Iowa, United States of America
SpouseHelen Burger (m 1928 - 1944)
ChildrenSteven Miller , Joannie Miller
ParentsLewis Elmer Miller , Mattie Lou Cavender

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COVID-19: Hospital staff bring dying elderly couple together for final moments

  • An elderly couple seriously ill with coronavirus have been brought together by hospital staff so they could share their final days after 67 years together. The couple, who are being treated at Royal Stoke University Hospital, were put next to each other so they could hold hands and listen to Glenn Miller, their favourite musician. Mr Summerfield told one Twitter user that when the elderly man, who has not been named, was put next to his partner, he replied: "Now I'm in heaven."


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