Rembert Weakland

The Most Reverend Rembert G. Weakland, O.S.B. is Archbishop Emeritus of Milwaukee, having served as Archbishop from 1977 - 2002.  He was ordained to the Priesthood on June 24, 1951, at Subiaco, Italy, by Bishop Lorenzo S. Salvi, O.S.B., Abbot Nullius of Subiaco Abbey. He pursued studies in music in Italy, France, and Germany, as well as at the Juilliard School of Music, New York, and Columbia University. From 1957 to 1963 he taught Music at St. Vincent College.During his musical career he has held memberships and offices in a number of prominent national and international societies and associations, has lectured widely in Europe and America, and is the author of several articles on music and the liturgy, as well as The Play of Daniel. On December 21, 1999, he defended and received a Ph.D. in Musicology - "with distinction" - from Columbia University, New York, for his research and thesis on "The Office Antiphons of the Ambrosian Chant".Bio courtesy of his website.

The Office antiphons of the Ambrosian chant
Columbia Degrees: 
PhD, Historical Musicology