b. Francis Nunzio Carlone, March 25, 1903, Providence
d. March 7, 2001, Yuma, Arizona
Carle was a big band orchestra leader whose career spanned an astonishing seven decades. He performed from the age of thirteen (when he played with his uncle's orchestra for one dollar a day), right up until the 1980s. He is best known for the tune "Sunrise Serenade," which he composed.