A former choirmaster has been charged with sexual assaults against eleven children during a 33-year period.
Mark Burgess, of St Chads Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, faces 58 counts including buggery, indecent assault, gross indecency with a child, inciting sexual activity with a child, and sexual touching.
A Hampshire Police spokesman said: "The offences relate to eleven children, who were under the age of 16, during Burgess' time as a choirmaster for All Saints Choir in Portsmouth and Westbourne Choir in Sussex between 1976 and 2009."
The 66-year-old has been bailed to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court on 3rd March.
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