Scott Joplin

1868 - 1917

Scott Joplin

Scott Joplin (c. 1868 – April 1, 1917) was an American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions and was dubbed the King of Ragtime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scott Joplin has received more than 1,722,275 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 150th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Scott Joplin ranks 150 out of 1,008Before him are Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, Johann Ambrosius Bach, Édouard Lalo, Paul Dukas, Iannis Xenakis, and Philip Glass. After him are Giovanni Paisiello, Josef Strauss, Vittorio Monti, Dmitry Kabalevsky, Henry Mancini, and Max Reger.

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Among people born in 1868, Scott Joplin ranks 23Before him are Fuad I of Egypt, Gaston Leroux, Robert Falcon Scott, Theodore William Richards, Gustav Meyrink, and Felix Hoffmann. After him are Dietrich Eckart, Vittorio Monti, Huo Yuanjia, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Edmond Rostand, and August Horch. Among people deceased in 1917, Scott Joplin ranks 15Before him are Adolf von Baeyer, Buffalo Bill, Edward Burnett Tylor, Franz Brentano, Emil von Behring, and John William Waterhouse. After him are Emil Theodor Kocher, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Radomir Putnik, Ranavalona III, Ludwig Minkus, and Liliʻuokalani.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Scott Joplin ranks 551 out of 12,171Before him are Emily Greene Balch (1867), William T. G. Morton (1819), Gena Rowlands (1930), Prince (1958), Howard Gardner (1943), and Philip Glass (1937). After him are Ritchie Valens (1941), Buddy Holly (1936), Mike Tyson (1966), Benjamin Thompson (1753), John Reed (1887), and John Howard Northrop (1891).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Scott Joplin ranks 6Before him are George Gershwin (1898), John Cage (1912), John Williams (1932), Leonard Bernstein (1918), and Philip Glass (1937). After him are Henry Mancini (1924), Samuel Barber (1910), Steve Reich (1936), Cole Porter (1891), Jerry Goldsmith (1929), and James Horner (1953).