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Memoir

William J. Weichlein
Regents' Proceedings 344

William J. Weichlein, Professor of Music and Library Science, will retire
from active status as of May 31, 1982.

A member of the music faculty since 1952, he earned three degrees at
Michigan: BM '49, MM '50, and Ph.D. in musicology, 1956. Before
attending Michigan, he studied at the Curtis Institute. Chairman of the
Department of Music History/Musicology from 1969 to 1975, he has taught
courses in music history, music bibliography, and a seminar in music
librarianship.

Professor Weichlein is a past president of Pi Kappa Lambda, the national
music honor society, and editor of its series, Studies in American Music. A
past president of the Music Library Association, he also served as the
organization's executive secretary from 1965 to 1975. He was acting
associate dean of the School of Music in 1971-72 and has served on
numerous administrative committees. Among Professor Weichlein's
publications are two books and numerous articles.

The Regents now salute this distinguished musician for his dedicated service
by naming him Professor Emeritus of Music and Professor Emeritus of
Library Science.