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The making of Conchita Wurst

A boy called Tom



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We look at how an Austrian boy born in the mountains went on to don a gown, grow a beard and win Austria's first Eurovision title in 48 years.

Conchita Wurst is the creation of Thomas "Tom" Neuwirth, who was born in Gmunden, Austria, in 1988. He’s pictured in 2006 holding a photograph.

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