Music: Choirs

Boys. When a special bus bumped into Ripon, Wis. one afternoon last week, 20 world-famous little boys got out of it. Though they had traveled 300 wet, slippery miles from South Bend, Ind., the Wiener Sängerknaben (Singing Boys of Vienna) were erect and lively as they marched into their hotel. There they stripped to the waist, scrubbed their faces, brushed their teeth, composed themselves for a short nap. That night they made the little college town gasp at their sweet voices and expert phrasing. Students, teachers and farmers from 100 miles around listened...

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