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Old 02-04-2019, 07:50 PM
 
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The New York Times is doing a series of obituaries on long-dead people who weren't properly acknowledged at the time.

Scott Joplin
A pianist and ragtime master who wrote “The Entertainer” and the groundbreaking opera “Treemonisha.”
By Wil Haygood


https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/obituaries/scott-joplin-overlooked.html
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Old 02-07-2019, 08:06 AM
 
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The New York Times is doing a series of obituaries on long-dead people who weren't properly acknowledged at the time.

Scott Joplin
A pianist and ragtime master who wrote “The Entertainer” and the groundbreaking opera “Treemonisha.”
How's that saying go?

"Better 102 years late than never!"
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Old 02-09-2019, 05:49 PM
 
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How's that saying go?

"Better 102 years late than never!"
At least, compared to some of the people they wrote up, Joplin is a "known" name and his work lives on.
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Old Today, 11:59 AM
 
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My grandfather used to get into Scott Joplin like I get into the Who... funny stuff.
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