Scott Joplin and the Ragtime Era

By: Gammond, Peter

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223pp, plates, discography. Joplin's life from his birth in 1868 in Texarkana, Texas, to his death in a mental institution in 1917. Describes his family background; the beginnings of his career playing in the honky tonks and brothels along the Mississippi; his rise to fame as "King of Ragtime" & his decline following the failure of his opera Treemonisha.

Title: Scott Joplin and the Ragtime Era

Author Name: Gammond, Peter

Categories: Popular Music & Jazz,

Publisher: Abacus: 1975

ISBN Number: 0349114129

ISBN Number 13: 9780349114125

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 11668