Otto Motzan  (1880-1937)
Last updated: 30.06.21
Otto Motzan is believed by some to be a pseudonym used by composer Josie De Guzman. Together with Sigmund Romberg they wrote the music for The Passing Show of 1916. Of ragtime interest is his Extr'ordinary Rag (1915).

Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE536 It's a Pipp'n (1917) - Novelty Fox Trot
A(T)/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3½ mins.
1-2 days
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif It's a Pipp'n (1917) A(T)/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 25 works by Otto Motzan (1880-1937). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Attribution Remarks
When I Told the Sweetest Girl the Sweetest Story Ever Told 1912 Ferd E. Mierisch (words)
Charles R. McCarron (words)
I Want to Be Somebody's Baby Girl 1913 Schuyler Greene (words)
Marching on to Victory 1913
Take Me to That Tango Tea 1913 Leon Finch (sung by)
Down by the Seaside 1914 Schuyler Greene (words)  wvicon.gif
La Cessation 1914  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Extr'ordinary Rag 1915  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Just You 1915
Nobody Home 1915  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
It's a Pipp'n 1917  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Do - Ré - Mi 1918  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Coo-Ee 1918c Leila Brett (words)  wvicon.gif
Bells of Bagdad, The 1919  youtube15.jpg
Fee Fi Fo Fum 1919 A. Olman (co-author)
arr. by Wm. Schulz
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In China 1919 A.J. Stasny (words)  wvicon.gif
Roses of Arcadie 1919 Rachel Storey (words)  wvicon.gif
So This Is Paris 1919 Harry Akst (co-author)
Howard E. Rogers (words)
Bright Eyes 1920 M.K. Jerome (words)
Harry B. Smith (words)
Crocodile, The 1920 Harry Akst (co-author)
Howard Rogers (words)
Where Is My Daddy Now Blues 1920 Abe Olman (co-author)
Mandy 'n' Me 1921 Con Conrad (co-author)
Marie 1921 santlyhw1 (co-author)
Walter Hirsch (words)
Traffic Was Terrific, The 1921
as Josie de Guzman
When You've Learned How to Cry 1923 Howard Christy (words)
Pick a Rose in Picardy 1927 Sidney Holden (words)  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg The Bells of Bagdad 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry O. Motzan 
youtube15.jpg Do - Ré - Mi 4:51 Ragtime Dorian Henry O. Motzan 
youtube15.jpg Extr'ordinary Rag 3:29 Ragtime Dorian Henry O. Motzan 
youtube15.jpg Fee Fi Fo Fum 2:56 Ragtime Dorian Henry O. Motzan 
youtube15.jpg It's a Pipp'n 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry O. Motzan 
youtube15.jpg La Cessation 2:34 Ragtime Dorian Henry O. Motzan 
youtube15.jpg Nobody Home 2:10 Ragtime Dorian Henry O. Motzan