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Glenn Miller's life: beautiful songs, striking performances and mysterious disappearance 11/17/2016 •

The World War II generation knew him as the most popular and talented bandleader. Glenn Miller and his orchestra created smooth and sophisticated dance music, which survived through the years and became an indispensable part of the world's popular culture.


In The Mood was a #1 hit of the era. Just like any performance of Miller's band, this one is highly energetic and super professional. The song recorded in 1939 became extremely popular in 1940 and remained one of the everlasting jazz hits of all time. Watch the video to see it yourself.

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Glenn's life:

What do you think of Glenn's story? Isn't it incredible? He was a man of character. If you have any little-known facts about him to share with us, tell us in the comments below!

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38 Comments
Evelyn Dania Cooke
My first boyfriend was a big fan. I was more into the later era where the vocalist (particularly Mel Torme) was the star, and the orchestra was secondary. I guess that relationship was doomed from the start?
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Nov 17, 2016 9:40PM
Frank Esparza
I still have some of his music. Love that big band sound.
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Nov 17, 2016 9:44PM
Danny More
Danny More
You don't get music like this anymore... He was great! And I wonder who the good looker is in the video?
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Nov 17, 2016 9:49PM
Elle Tergina
Little known fact about Glenn Miller. He attended high school in Fort Morgan, CO. He was in the US orchestra and payed in Earl Wells band which traveled the county entertaining. According to the locals that experience fed his desire to have his own band. In 1919 he joined the HS football team which in 1920 won the Northern Colorado League Championship. The town of Fort Morgan has an Glenn Miller Museum and has a Glenn Miller celebration.
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Nov 17, 2016 9:59PM
Dick Wimmers
Loved listening to Glenn Miller's music when i was a boy and I still love it today..
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Nov 17, 2016 10:04PM
Vic Estrada
Loved the big band era!
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Nov 17, 2016 10:11PM
George Rogers
That was Sonja Heine, She was an Olympic ice skating champion and star of her own ice skating show in the 40's and 50's.
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Nov 17, 2016 10:11PM
bluej
That was the real Glenn Miller....He was lost in a plane that took off in the fog somewhere in Europe..Never found Glenn or the aircraft......
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Nov 17, 2016 10:16PM
Nancy Cuffman
Was that John Payne, the actor/
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Nov 17, 2016 10:28PM
Jan Holman
I think the piano player was Vic Damone.
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Nov 17, 2016 10:49PM

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