Albert F. Marzian 
Last updated: 19.11.18
Albert F. Marzian was a composer and publisher of popular music based in Albany, Indiana. The writer of a few top-notch rags, especially The Lion Tamer (1913) under the name of Mark Janza . It is generally considered by the present day ragtime community that Albert F. Marzian and Mark Janza are one and the same person. Albert F. Marzian was also known to be a well-known band leader and string bass player.

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Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE746 Angel Food (1911) - Rag
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 4¼ mins.
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DBE747 Aviation Rag (1910) - March Two Step
A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
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DBE748 Bale O' Cotton (1914) - Rag - A Southern Fox Trot
A+D/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
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DBE749 The Lion Tamer (1913) - A Syncopated Fantasia
D/T/T/B/B/GB(B), approx. 5¾ mins.
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     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Angel Food (1911) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Aviation Rag (1910) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Bale O' Cotton (1914) A+D/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif The Lion Tamer (1913) D/T/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 13 works by Albert F. Marzian. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Electronic Resource Items
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
Elks Carnival March for Louisville 1899
Aviation Rag (1910) 1910 as Mark Janza wvicon.gif
Angel Food (1911) 1911  wvicon.gif
Youth & Beauty Waltzes 1912  wvicon.gif
Evening Chimes 1913  wvicon.gif
I Love You 1913  wvicon.gif
The Lion Tamer (1913) 1913 as Mark Janza wvicon.gif
Tonawanda 1913  wvicon.gif
Bale O' Cotton (1914) 1914 as Mark Janza wvicon.gif
Felicity 1914  wvicon.gif
Flight of Fancy March 1914  wvicon.gif
Signal Bells 1914  wvicon.gif
Charms 1928
     Title Dur Composer Performer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg Angel Food 3:39 A.F. Marzian  Ragtime Dorian Henry Angel Food (1911)
youtube15.jpg Aviation Rag 3:12 A.F. Marzian  Ragtime Dorian Henry Aviation Rag (1910)
youtube15.jpg Bale O' Cotton 3:14 A.F. Marzian  Ragtime Dorian Henry Bale O' Cotton (1914)
youtube15.jpg The Lion Tamer 5:01 A.F. Marzian  Ragtime Dorian Henry The Lion Tamer (1913)