The Choir of King's College Cambridge was founded in 1441 by King Henry VI of England. The choir originally had to be poor boys of strong constitution and "honest conversation."
When Charles Darwin was a student at Cambridge University during the late 1820s, he would sometimes hire the choristers to sing in his room.
Today, the Choir of King's College Cambridge is one of Britain's most revered musical institutions – with events like Carol's from Kings, The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols and Easter from Kings marking key celebrations in the Christian calendar.
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