Scott Joplin | Free Famous Composer Biography (Digital Print)

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Scott Joplin | Composer Biography

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About Composer ‘Scott Joplin’

Scott Joplin was born in Texarkana, Texas around 1868, and was one of six kids. Texas is the home of long horn steer, BBQ, and everything big! Both of Scott Joplin's parents were musicians. His father played the violin at parties in North Carolina and his mother sang and played the banjo. His parents gave Scott a basic musical education, and at seven years old he began teaching himself to play the piano while his mother cleaned houses. Read more...

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