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choirboy

one of a number of young boys who sing the treble part in a church choir
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He was in a five-man ring who targeted choirboys aged seven to 14 at a church in Sydenham, South London, during the 1970s and 80s.
6) The choirboys also comprised the Children of Paul's and, as such, served as unpaid actors in occasional plays.
The Abbey's choirs were in attendance, including local choirboy Elliot Jeffries, who is to travel to London to sing to the Queen at St Paul's Cathedral on Tuesday.
The choirboys ran a stall, which was effectively a game of roulette; they had a clockwork train running round a circle and you 'bought' one of the carriages.
Sandrine Dumont takes a socio-anthropological approach to her study of choirboys and vicaires in the Cambrai maitrise from the second half of the sixteenth through to the third quarter of the seventeenth century.
So far this year, the Canterbury choirboys have toured America, France and Holland, but at 7pm the eight to 13-year-olds will bring their dulcet tones to St Anne's Church in Ynyshir, near Porth.
The Choirboys came out onto the big stage, butwere badly off key.
The Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir's The Voices of the Valley: Encore failed to win the gong for best album of the year at last night's Classical Brit Awards, losing out to former choirboys Blake
After we choirboys had donned our cassocks for the evening service, we heard a commotion in a corridor just outside of the cathedral's Bethlehem Chapel.
The Choirboys - arguably his best novel - focuses on a tightknit group of cops, boozing and broading their way round the tough LA streets.
I used to watch the choirboys put up the hymns on the hymn board and wish I could do that
Up for awards:Singer of the Year Andreas Scholl Bryn Terfel RenAe Fleming Contemporary Music Award Arvo Part, Lamentate James MacMillan, Symphony no 3, Silence Karl Jenkins, Requiem Album of the Year Aled Jones, New Horizons Amy Nuttall, Best Days Bryn Terfel, Simple Gifts Choirboys, The Choirboys Hayley Westenra, Odyssey Joseph McManners, In Dreams Karl Jenkins, Requiem Katherine Jenkins, Living A Dream Nicola Benedetti, Szymanowski/Chausson/Saint-Saaens Robert Meadmore, After a Dream Critics' Award Belcea Quartet, Britten/String Quartets Boris Berezovsky, Chopin/Godowsky/Etudes Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra/Domingo/Pappano/Tristan and Isolde.