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date: 24 April 2019

Joplin, Scott (b northeast TX, between 19 July 1867 and mid-Jan 1868; d New York, NY, 1 Apr 1917). Composer. 

The Grove Dictionary of American Music
Edward A. BerlinEdward A. Berlin

He is regarded as ragtime's greatest exponent. Census records of 1870 and 1880 and Joplin's death certificate establish that the ...

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