Glenn Miller


Alton Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was the most popular and best remembered bandleader during the "big band era" of 20th Century American Popular Music. The father of the Glenn Miller Collections was posthumously awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University Colorado Boulder, the first such honor ever awarded by the university. Glenn Miller was also a genuine patriot who had a remarkable career and an enormous influence on American popular music. We are honroed to be his home and humbled by our responsbility for his legacy. Learn more:

A Portrait of Glenn Miller

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  • Glenn Miller and his Orchestra - 1938-1942 
  • Glenn Miller Army Air Forces Orchestra - 1943-1945

Updated May 1, 2022