Friday, June 19, 2015

Top musician Joseph Cullen faces jail after admitting child sex offences

A world-renowned conductor who was involved with Huddersfield Choral Society for many years has admitted sexually abusing two young boys.

Joseph Cullen – who until recently was the Society’s chorus master – preyed on his victims while involved with choirs in Glasgow in the late 1970s and early 80s.

Cullen’s attacks remained a secret as he later won two Grammy awards for his work with the famous London Symphony Chorus.

But, the married 55-year-old was brought to justice when a victim went to police in 2013, sparking a probe into the abuse.

It lead to shamed Cullen admitting to two charges of using lewd and libidinous conduct when he appeared at the High Court in Glasgow today - Thursday.  (more...)

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