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WMPG celebrates the lives of Black men and women throughout the month of February. Scott Joplin, known as the “King of Ragtime”, was an African American composer and pianist at the turn of the Twentieth Century who caught American mainstream attention. His music combined European classical music with African American folk music with such success that his style of music lives on to this day.
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