According to the Internet source given below, Joseph Aloysius Burke was an American composer, pianist and actor born in Phiöadelphia.
He studied at the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music and started as a pianist accompanying silent movies and an arranger in a music publishing firm. He also worked as a film actor, appearing in the 1915 silent movie The Senator
Of ragtime interest is Raving Rag
(1911) published by Welch & Wilsky
, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Burke died in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.
||Joe Burke (composer)
||Biography by wikipedia.org.