Noted Indian musician Remo Fernandes, now settled in Portugal is giving the final touches to an opera on Saint Mother Teresa. He met her years ago in 1987 and the meeting had a lasting impression on him. He has composed a double album titled ” Teresa and the Slum Bum “.
The musical features 26 songs and 2 instrumentals. It features 35 singers from India, Europe, United States of America and the U.K.. All have contributed to the album pro bono. Remo played all the instruments for the album. As of now, there are no plans to stage it in a theatrical setting.The proceeds from the sale of the album will be given to the poorest of the poor through a charitable organization based in India.