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Scott Joplin

Jul 1st, 2011 | By
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1868?-1917  Scott Joplin became a hugely popular composer twice over, once during his lifetime and again a half-century later. The “ragtime” style he popularized was a precursor to his other efforts in opera and orchestral music, and his rags are still performed by classical as well as jazz ensembles today. From Texas, Self-Taught Joplin was
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