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Scott Joplin (1868–1917)

Scott Joplin was a black American composer and pianist known as the "King of Ragtime" at the turn of the 20th century. Studying piano with teachers near his childhood home, Joplin traveled through the Midwest from the mid-1880s, performing at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Settling in Sedalia, MO, in 1895, he studied music at the ... See full bio »

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Unleashed Soundtrack
The Legend of 1900 Soundtrack
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Hide Hide Show Show Music department (14 credits)
 2020 Gorilla Thriller (Short) (music composed by: Pineapple Rag)
 2020 Car Trouble! (Short) (music composed by: Maple Leaf Rag)
 2020 The Bothersome Bird! (Short) (composer)
 2020 Cheermonger (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Touchy Feely Christmas (2020) ... (music by)
 2019 Syncopated (Short)
 2018/I Flachmann (Short) (musician)
 2016 Um dia na praça (Short)
 2015 Best Days Ahead (Documentary short) (stock music)
 2012 All American Alston (TV Movie)
 1986 America's Musical Theater (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Treemonisha (1986) ... (music by)
 1974 Paradise Garden (Short) (stock music)
 1973 The Sting (composer: piano rags)
 1926 The General (composer: additional music - uncredited)
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Other Works:

His opera,"Treemonisha", was performed on Broadway. NOTE: Joplin was posthumously nominated for a Tony award for Best Score, Best Music and Best Lyrics. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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Was posthumously nominated for Broadway's 1976 Tony Award as Best Score, music and lyrics, for "Treemonisha." See more »


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