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About Scott Joplin

From a very early age, Scott Joplin supported himself as a performing pianist. Eventually, he earned a living selling his compositions, too. Thanks to Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag, the most famous of all piano rags, Joplin became known as the King of Ragtime Writers.

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Joplin: The Chrysanthemum
Joplin: The Easy Winners
Joplin: Elite Syncopations
Joplin: Bethena
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Joplin: Great Crush Collision
Joplin: The Cascades
Joplin: Treemonisha

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Scott Joplin:

About Scott Joplin

From a very early age, Scott Joplin supported himself as a performing pianist. Eventually, he earned a living selling his compositions, too. Thanks to Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag, the most famous of all piano rags, Joplin became known as the King of Ragtime Writers.

Music heard in this episode:

Joplin: The Chrysanthemum
Joplin: The Easy Winners
Joplin: Elite Syncopations
Joplin: Bethena
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Joplin: Great Crush Collision
Joplin: The Cascades
Joplin: Treemonisha

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