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Wendel Diebel Musical Compositions

Identifier: UWDS

Scope and Contents

The Wendel Diebel Musical Compositions consists of documents dated 1964 and includes four printed scores of compositions.


  • Creation: 1964


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Restrictions on Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.


Wendel Diebel was a professor of piano and director of Colorado State University's keyboard division for almost 30 years.

Wendel H. Diebel was born on February 20, 1914 in Des Moines, Iowa. Diebel attended Juilliard School of Music in New York City on a full scholarship and performed his Piano Concerto #1 as a graduate student with the CBS Orchestra. He was a professor of piano at Colorado State University from 1948 to 1974 and wrote over 25 compositions, released two recordings, and performed across the United States. In addition to his work at CSU, Diebel was heavily involved at St. Paul's Episcopal Church as both the church organist and director of the choir. In 1991, the Wendel Diebel Memorial Keyboard Scholarship was established within the College of Music. Wendel Diebel died on May 29, 1997, in Fort Collins, Colorado.


1 folder

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Wendel Diebel was a composer and professor of piano at Colorado State University for almost 30 years. The collection contains four printed scores.


The collection consists of 1 series in 1 folder:

Series 1: Musical compositions, 1964 and undated


The Wendel Diebel Musical Compositions was donated by Stephen Luttman of the University of Northern Colorado in 2013.


Processing was completed in 2013. Materials were rehoused in an acid-free folder.

Guide to the Wendel Diebel Musical Compositions
Edited Full Draft
Prepared by Jessy Morris and Karen Spilman
Copyright 2015
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA