Wednesday, May 15, 2013 'St. Michael’s Cemetery To Hold Annual Joplin Concert'; 'Dr. Ed Berlin will be giving a presentation.'

King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era; Edward A. Berlin; Oxford University Press (1994)

The Ragtime and Classical composer Scott Joplin (c. 1867-1917) is featured at  Dr. Edward A. Berlin,, author of King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era, is scheduled to give a presentation at the May 25, 2013 Scott Joplin concert at St. Michael's Cemetery of East Elmhurst, according to the following article in the Gazette of Queens:


“This year’s Joplin concert promises to the best of all the years past,” said St. Michael’s Cemetery Director of Community Relations Ed Horn.
“The BBQ and support of our benefactors will help to feed hundreds of people who are invited to come and enjoy live music.”
St. Michael’s Cemetery of East Elmhurst will be holding its annual salute to Ragtime pioneer Scott Joplin on May 25 at 2:00 p.m. with its Scott Joplin Memorial Concert. Free and open to the public, St. Michael’s will be providing a BBQ and beverages featuring Sugar Hill beer from the Harlem Brewing Company. The concert is also made possible by Gus Antonopoulos of Farenga Funeral Home, George Stamatiades of Thomas M. Quinn & Sons Funeral Home and David Funeral Home, Drago Funeral Home and John Golden of Martin Gleason Funeral Home. Dr. Ed Berlin will be giving a presentation.
“St. Michael’s celebrates life and the Joplin concert allows everyone to do so,” Horn said.

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