FRANKIE CARLE (1903-2001) SIGNED SLIP, "Frankie Carle", on 2.75 x 1 piece of paper, in bold blue ink, by the American pianist and big band leader. Carle was nicknamed "The Wizard of the Keyboard". "Sunrise Serenade" was Carle's best-known composition, rising to No. 1 in the US in 1938 and selling more than one million copies. During World War II, he participated in the V-Disc program, making recordings which were released by the U.S. War Department.