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New museum honors Glenn Miller

The Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum The Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum

CLARINDA (KWWL)--  A museum honoring bandleader, composer and arranger Glenn Miller opens Thursday.

The children of Miller will be on hand for the grand opening of The Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum in Clarinda. The $1 million dollar museum includes a theater, research library and display story telling the story of the Clarinda native.

His orchestra became the nation's most popular swing band in the 1940s. Miller was aboard a plan that disappeared over the English Channel in 1944.

 

 

 

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