June 23 Artist of the Day: Scott Joplin

Scott Joplin is June 23 Artist of the day.  He was a ragtime composer and musician.  Read about this talented musician here:

AllMusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/scott-joplin-mn0000843212

PBS: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/1900/peopleevents/pande22.html

BlackPast: http://www.blackpast.org/aah/joplin-scott-1867-1917

Library of Congress: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200035815/default.html

Youtube videos: “Maple Leaf Rag” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1894JRqbsc, “The Entertainer” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCToGv-lO7c

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