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Miller, Glennlocked

(01 March 1904–15 December 1944)
  • Barbara L. Tischler

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Miller, Glenn (01 March 1904–15 December 1944), musician and band leader, was born Alton Glenn Miller in Clarinda, Iowa, the son of Lewis Elmer Miller, a building contractor, and Mattie Lou Cavender. Miller attended high school in Fort Morgan, Colorado, where he first studied the trombone and played with the Boyd Senter Orchestra in 1921. He spent two years at the University of Colorado but did not earn a degree....

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