Richard Egan – Ragtime Musician

Richard Egan - Ragtime Musician

Date and Time

Thursday, August 18

  • First Performance: 12:00 pm
  • Second Performance: 3:00 pm
  • Third Performance: 6:00 pm

Beginning in 1985, he was invited to play at the Goldenrod Ragtime Festivals in St. Louis. He is a descendant in the lineage of Folk Ragtime that was passed down from Brun Campbell to Trebor Tichenor and beyond. A founding member of The Friends of Scott Joplin, he served as the organization’s president from 1996 to 1999. In 2012, he was noted in St. Louis Magazine as one of five historical ragtime figures who have helped shape the St. Louis sound. He has performed at festivals from coast to coast, including the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival in Sedalia. A member of several ensembles, he is often found in the company of string musicians, playing square, contra, and English country dances around the Midwest. Find more information on his Facebook page.

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