Scott Joplin

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin Full Name: Scott Joplin


Profession: Ragtime Composer
Why Famous: Best known for his ragtime compositions like The Maple Leaf Rag and The Entertainer. He was later titled "The King of Ragtime."

Born: November 24, 1868
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Texarkana, Texas, USA

Died: April 1, 1917 (aged 48)
Cause of Death: Syphilitic dementia

Married Life

  • 1904-06-14 Ragtime composer Scott Joplin (35) weds Freddie Alexander (19) in Arkansas

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