Scott Joplin

One of America's most original composers, Scott Joplin turned the fledgling style of music known as ragtime into a national phenomenon. His music directly influenced such diverse musicians as Marvin Hamlisch, Claude Debussy, and Igor Stravinsky. Please direct all questions about the "King of Ragtime" into this category.

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What was the name of Scott Joplin's Ragtime Ballet?

The Ragtime Dance

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What is Scott Joplin's most popular song?

Scott Joplin's most popular song is either "The Maple Leaf Rag", or "The Entertainer". Of the two, "The Entertainer" is probably the one people recognize the most due to its use in the movie, "The Sting".

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How did Scott Joplin affect Texas?

he wrote his own music

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How many brother and sisters did Scott joplin have?

6 all together

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What are all of Scott Joplin's accomplishments?

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

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What was Scott joplin parents name?

The father's name was Jiles Joplin and the mother's name was Florence Joplin.

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Did Scott Joplin have a wife and kids?

Scott Joplin actually had 3 wives and only one kid with Belle Jones

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What were Scott Joplin's wives named?

Scott joplin had 3 wives;

Belle

Lottie

Freddie

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What kind of music did Scott Joplin create?

The Kind of Music Scott Joplin composed was called Ragtime. He made Ragtime Through The 10's of the 20th century. and when the 20' hit he started to make some Dixieland.

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When did Scott Joplin die?

Scott Joplin died on April 1, 1917 at the age of 48.

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Is there any relation between Janice Joplin and Scott Joplin?

No, there is no relation between the two people.

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What is Scott joplin's full name?

His full name is Scott Xavier Joplin

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Was Joplin Missouri named after Scott Joplin?

No, Scott Joplin was only a child when Joplin Missouri was founded. The city named after a nearby creek which was in turn named after Reverend Harris G. Joplin.

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What is Scott Joplin's middle name?

what is Scott joplin's middle name

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How did Scott joplin die?

After suffering deteriorating health due to syphilis, Joplin died on April 1, 1917 in Manhattan State Hospital

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Who is Scott Joplin's wife?

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

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What was Scott joplin's wife's name?

Belle Jones

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Where did Scott joplin die?

Texas He died in Manhattan State Hospital 1st April 1917 at the age of 48, people believe from the effects of terminal syphilis

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Was Scott Joplin born in 1945?

Scott Joplin was born in 1867

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Who taught Scott Joplin to play the piano?

He was born into a musical family and developed his knowledge with local musical teachers

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How old was Scott joplin when he died?

48,April 1st 1917

i did a report on him

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Just picked up Scott joplin king of ragtime by Lewis music publishing company inc from a charity shop can you tell me if it is worth anything?

15000$

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Why was Scott Joplin important?

he was important because he was the 1st famous black person to be rich and famous

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What is Scott Joplin's favorite song?

Scott Joplin's favorite song was "Please say you will" by i do not know who. His favorite colors were red and black.

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How old was Scott Joplin start playing the piano?

20 years old

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