Joseph Francis Lamb

Joseph Francis Lamb

Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 3 Sep 1960 (aged 72)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Upper Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot East Section, Tier 5, Grave 10
Memorial ID 8943301 · View Source
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Composer. He was a self-taught piano player regarded as one of the best composers of classic ragtime music. Using great diversity, his contributions to ragtime music literature surpassed ragtime's usual four-measure phrase structure. His many scores which are still in publication to date, included "Ethiopia Rag" (1909), "Champagne Rag" (1910), "American Beauty Rag" (1913), "Ragtime Nightingale" (1915), "The Top Liner Rag" (1916) and "Bohemia Rag" (1919). He died of a heart attack.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Francis Lamb (6 Dec 1887–3 Sep 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8943301, citing Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Upper Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .