Famous missourian By: Aidan Young
Did you know that Scott Joplin's parents played music too! Florence (Scott's mom) played the banjo and sang also Giles (Scotts dad) played the violin. Scott joplin was the second of six children born to Florence and Giles joplin. Scott joplin wrote 44 original paino pieces, 2 operas, and 1 ragtime ballet. He also co-wrote 7 rags with other composers.
Scott Joplin died in april 1st 1917
Maple Leaf Rag
In 1899 a music store owner ( John Stark ) printed Scott Joplin's song (Maple Leaf Rag ) and then it became popular.
Joplin's music teacher
Scott Joplin first music teacher was Julius weiss