Scott Joplin in Juin 1903. This pictur an aa appears on the cover o "The Cascades" from 1904.
|Born||c. late 1867 or 1868 (tombstane says November 24, 1868)|
Northeast Texas, U.S.
|Oreigin||Texarkana, Texas, U.S.|
|Deid||1 Apryle 1917 (aged 48)|
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Scott Joplin (//; c. 1867/68 or November 24, 1868– Apryile 1, 1917) wis an African-American componer an pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime composeetions an wis dubbed the "Keeng o Ragtime". In his brief career, he wrote 44 oreeginal ragtime pieces, ane ragtime ballet, an twa operas. Ane o his first, an maist popular pieces, the "Maple Leaf Rag", becam ragtime's first an maist influential hit, an haes been recognised as the aircheteepal rag.
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