Born: November 24th, 1868
Died: April 1st, 1917
Famous For: African American Composer and Pianist of Ragtime and Jazz, Wrote "Maple Leaf Rag"
Cause of Death: Died from the physical and mental effects of tertiary syphilis
Burial Place: Saint Michael's Cemetery, East Elmhurst, Queens County, New York
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