Scott Joplin

(1868-1917)


Country: USA

This African-American composer and pianist achieved fame for his ragtime compositions and was dubbed the King of Ragtime. One of Scott Joplin's first and most famous works, the "Maple Leaf Rag," became the first and most important ragtime hit and was acknowledged as the archetypal rag.

Free sheet music by Scott Joplin

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