He gave a single performance of his own work, at this own expense in 1915, but the performance was a failure receiving unfavourable reviews. The show closed after one performance and he never recovered from the disappointment. His mental and physical condition got worse, hastened by what was thought to be terminal syphilis. He died April 1st 1917
Scott Joplin was an American composer and pianist from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was the most influential figure in the ragtime music genre and is considered the King of Ragtime. He was born in 1868 in Texas and rose to fame in the 1890s. He wrote several classic ragtime pieces including "The Maple Leaf Rag The Entertainer and Elite Syncopations." He also composed two operas A Guest of Honor and Treemonisha which were not very successful in their time but are now widely regarded as major works of American classical music. Joplin also composed numerous marches and waltzes as well as some religious music. He died in 1917 but his influence on American music has lived on.
Scott Joplin\'s career included:
Scott Joplin\'s career was incredibly influential and his works continue to be well-known and appreciated today.
Over £50,000 per piece he was one of the richest composer
Scott Joplin attended Sedalia's George R. Smith College for Negroes in 1897.
His favorite color was red and black
i only know a couple but he was a great pianist, he was Rag times most successful composer, Joplin was one of the first African Americans to become famous and successful, and he is the King of Ragtime
He played The Entertainer, Maple Leaf Rag, Magnetic Rag, Weeping Willow and much more you can find all the songs on proffeser bill.com and search Scott Joplin.
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Yes,Scott Joplin was known as the king of ragtime.
Belle Jones, married 1899. They eventually separated and then divorced. In June 1904 he married Freddie Alexander. She died 10th September 1904. He then married Lottie Stokes in 1909. Joplin died 1st April 1917
Scott Joplin was an African-American musician and composer, called 'The King of Ragtime' because he was the most prominent composer of this genre. Although the married three times, he only had a daughter with his second wife, but she died a few days after her birth.
He was a great piano player HE RULEZZZZZZZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
because he is awsome
He played piano in the local "houses of ill repute".
The father's name was Jiles Joplin and the mother's name was Florence Joplin.
cause he felt like it da people use ur nogon
Yes he was.