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Birth Name: Alton Glenn Miller
Born: 1904/03/01
Birth Place: Glenn Miller Orchestra
Died: 1944/12/15
Years Active: 1923–1944
Genres: Swing Music, Big Band

Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 - missing December 15, 1944) was an American jazz musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known "Big bands". Miller's signature recordings include ''In the Mood'', ''American Patrol'', ''Chattanooga Choo Choo'', ''Tuxedo Junction'', ''Moonlight Serenade'', ''Little Brown Jug'' and ''Pennsylvania 6-5000''. While traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Miller's plane disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel. His body has never been found.

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