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Scott Joplin

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Scott Joplin (/ˈdʒɒplɪn/; c. 1867/1868 – April 1, 1917) was an American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions and was dubbed the King of Ragtime Writers. During his brief career, he wrote 44 original ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. One of his first pieces, the Maple Leaf Rag, became ragtime's first and most influential hit, and has been recognized as the archetypal rag.
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ko:스콧, 조플린, he:סקוט ג'ופלין, ja:スコット,ジョプリン, ru:Скотт, Джоплин, th:สก็อต จอปลิน, uk:Скотт, Джоплін, zh:斯科特,喬普林