Joseph Lamb

1887 - 1960

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Joseph Francis Lamb (December 6, 1887 – September 3, 1960) was an American composer of ragtime music. Lamb, of Irish descent, was the only non-African American of the "Big Three" composers of classical ragtime, the other two being Scott Joplin and James Scott. The ragtime of Joseph Lamb ranges from standard popular fare to complex and highly engaging. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Lamb has received more than 47,107 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Lamb is the 1,134th most popular composer, the 8,469th most popular biography from United States and the 93rd most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Joseph Lamb ranks 1,134 out of 1,228Before him are Christopher Young, Hamilton Harty, Vicente Amigo, George Bruns, Victor Herbert, and Virgil Thomson. After him are Sanja Ilić, Mark Mancina, Brian Tyler, Roy Harris, Raymond Scott, and Lou Harrison.

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Among people born in 1887, Joseph Lamb ranks 207Before him are Barnes Wallis, Robinson Jeffers, Charles Reisner, Ralph Ince, George Abbott, and Karl Taylor Compton. After him are Sigmund Romberg, Emilio Lunghi, Joseph Plunkett, Victor d'Arcy, Clive Brook, and Roland Young. Among people deceased in 1960, Joseph Lamb ranks 162Before him are Curt Goetz, Arthur Legat, Alexandre Lippmann, August Gailit, Gustaf Lindblom, and Aneurin Bevan. After him are Francis Parker Yockey, Edward Brophy, Giles Gilbert Scott, Lawrence Tibbett, I. I. Chundrigar, and Jimmy Bryan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph Lamb ranks 8,469 out of 15,968Before him are Pete Docter (1968), Henry Slocum (1862), Tony Martin (1913), Kim Delaney (1961), Marion Leonard (1881), and Francis George (1937). After him are Edie Adams (1927), Keith Andrews (1920), Steve Kloves (1960), Jim Backus (1913), James Sikking (1934), and Leona Woods (1919).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Joseph Lamb ranks 93Before him are H. C. Robbins Landon (1926), Earl Scruggs (1924), Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884), Christopher Young (1958), George Bruns (1914), and Virgil Thomson (1896). After him are Mark Mancina (1957), Brian Tyler (1972), Roy Harris (1898), Raymond Scott (1908), Lou Harrison (1917), and George Whitefield Chadwick (1854).