Nebraska Authors

Otto Rosfeld

Born 1948 (USA)

Performer of Cowboy music and poetry.

Places Lived

Lyman, NE
Rushville, NE
Chadron, NE
Brule, NE
Bridgeport, NE
McCook, NE
Valentine, NE
Cheyenne, WY
Greeley, CO
Corvallis, OR

Author Of

  • Music and Audio
  • Poetry


Cowboy Poetry; Cowboy Music;


Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, 1959, Chadron State College, Chadron, NE
Graduate Studies, Chadron State College, Chadron, NE
Graduate Studies, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Graduate Studies, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE
Graduate Studies, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR


Farm and Ranch Laborer

Places Worked

Artist in the Schools by the Nebraska Arts Council


John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 15 September 1994
"Entertainer of the Year, 1983 and 1984 Country Music Festival, Ainsworth, NE
"River City Folk" appearance on National Public Radio


President of "Old West Days, Inc."


Sandhill Song. 1980. (LP recording)
Riding In The Back. 1985. (LP recording)
Sandhill Song. 1985. (Songbook)
Rusty Bits and Pieces. 1993. (Book)

Rosfeld's 1994 Ames Reading:

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