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Nils Granlund

Born: Sep 29, 1890

Death: Apr 21, 1957

Birthplace: Sweden

Nationality: United States

Nils Granlund

Date of Birth : Sep 29, 1890
Date of Death : Apr 21, 1957
Birth Place : Sweden

Nils T. Granlund was a Swedish American Broadway show producer, radio industry pioneer, a publicist for Marcus Loew who formed Loews Theatres and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Although his name was actually Nils Theodore Granlund, he later used Thor as a middle name, and after appearing on early radio was commonly referenced only by his initials, N.T.G., on the air and in print. His father was Teodor Granlund, b. 1857 in Fridlevstad in the province of Blekinge and his mother Amanda nee Bylund 1858 in Tingsas, province of Smaland.

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