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."

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Orchestra Wives
Orchestra Wives
1h 38min
1942
Sun Valley Serenade
Sun Valley Serenade
1h 26min
1941

Albums

Gold
Gold
2021
While Marion's Away Dorothy and Paula Play
While Marion's Away Dorothy and Paula Play
2020
Neglected American Songs
Neglected American Songs
2019
Double Jubilee
Double Jubilee
2019
Chesterfield Broadcasts: Radio Airchecks From 1940-1942
Chesterfield Broadcasts: Radio Airchecks From 1940-1942
2019
70th Anniversary Tribute
70th Anniversary Tribute
2018
Dance Folio
Dance Folio
2018
Live On the Air: 1938-1942
Live On the Air: 1938-1942
2017
Something Blue
Something Blue
2016
Glenn Miller and His Orchestra: Big Bands
Glenn Miller and His Orchestra: Big Bands
2016
Complete Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra
Complete Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra
2016
Moonlight Serenade [ZYX]
Moonlight Serenade [ZYX]
2015
Forces' Favourites
Forces' Favourites
2015
Here We Go Again
Here We Go Again
2015
Ultimate Legends
Ultimate Legends
2014
Top Tunes of 1944
Top Tunes of 1944
2014
Best of Swing
Best of Swing
2014
Sweet Songs Without Words
Sweet Songs Without Words
2013
Songs of States
Songs of States
2013

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