Vienna Boys Choir admits possible sexual abuses

"The Vienna Boys' Choir said on Friday it was possible that members of the historic vocal ensemble were sexually abused by supervisors in the past.

The choir's statement followed complaints in an Austrian newspaper by two now grown-up former members and appeared to widen a sexual misconduct scandal in Austria that also included child abuse by a Catholic priests.

The Vienna Boys' Choir is not affiliated with the church but is an Austrian cultural icon. Founded in 1498 its 100 choristers aged between 10 and 14 give about 300 international performances a year, living in dormitories while away from their families...."

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