Albert F. Marzian 
Last updated: 22.10.21
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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sm15.gif Angel Food (1911) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifpdf15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Aviation Rag (1910) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Bale O' Cotton (1914) A+D/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifpdf15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Lion Tamer (1913), The D/T/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifpdf15.gifwvicon.gif
     Title Instruments Remarks
pdf15.gif Angel Food (1911) Piano wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Bale O' Cotton (1914) Piano
pdf15.gif Evening Chimes (1913) Piano wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Felicity (1914) Piano wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Flight of Fancy March (1914) Piano wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Lion Tamer (1913), The Piano
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. Keys: ER pdf15.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Elks Carnival March for Louisville 1899
Aviation Rag 1910 as Mark Janza  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Angel Food 1911  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Youth & Beauty Waltzes 1912  wvicon.gif
Evening Chimes 1913  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
I Love You 1913  wvicon.gif
Lion Tamer, The 1913 as Mark Janza  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Tonawanda 1913  wvicon.gif
Bale O' Cotton 1914 as Mark Janza  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Felicity 1914  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Flight of Fancy March 1914  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Signal Bells 1914  wvicon.gif
Charms 1928
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg Angel Food 3:39 Ragtime Dorian Henry A.F. Marzian  Angel Food (1911)
youtube15.jpg Aviation Rag 3:12 Ragtime Dorian Henry A.F. Marzian  Aviation Rag (1910)
youtube15.jpg Bale O' Cotton 3:14 Ragtime Dorian Henry A.F. Marzian  Bale O' Cotton (1914)
youtube15.jpg The Lion Tamer 5:01 Ragtime Dorian Henry A.F. Marzian  The Lion Tamer (1913)