Written and conceived by Tom Blackmore
Music by Sue Casson
A podcast performance of a song cycle telling the story of the birth of modern human rights in Europe, through the eyes of David Maxwell Fyfe, British prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, and later, champion of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Members of his family tell of his journey from Nuremberg to Strasbourg with original musical settings of poems that inspired him along his way.
David Maxwell Fyfe : Robert Blackmore
Sylvia Maxwell Fyfe : Lily Casson
Narrated by Sue Casson
Commentary by Tom Blackmore
Sung by Lily Casson
Piano and vocals by Sue Casson
Recorded at Lana Banana Studios
Engineered by Henry Willard
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