Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller

Talent

Big Band Leader.

Client Since 1996.

Born on March 1, 1904, Glenn Miller was an American musician, composer, and bandleader. He was one of the most popular bandleaders in the late 1930s and early 1940s and gained notoriety with songs such as “Moonlight Serenade” and “Tuxedo Junction.” In 1942, Miller enlisted in the U.S. Army and was assigned to lead the Army Air Force Band. He mysteriously disappeared en route from England to Paris in December 1944.

115,000 – Number of copies his song, “Tuxedo Junction,” sold

2 to 6 – Number of Miller’s discs in the average jukebox of the time. Jukeboxes held 24 discs.

1942 – Miller was presented with his first gold record for “Chattanooga Choo-Choo” by RCA Victor

3 Grammys earned posthumously

Nicknamed the King of Swing

"We didn’t come here to set any fashions in music. We merely came to bring a much-needed touch of home to some lads who have been here a couple of years."

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