Frances Newell-Captain Charlie

An original operetta

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Captain Charlie was a real life hero. who brought 1600 innocent American passengers home when World War 1 broke
out during his ocean crossing in August 1914. At left, you see the Captain, his lady love, her daughter and her beau aboard the Princess Cecilie as it anchored at dawn in Bar Harbor, Maine.

To hear the songs, click on the titles in the songlist below.To see photos of the people who played and sang my musical with me,click on Musical Photos.To see pictures of Mount Desert Island,Maine,where the events of this musical took place,click on Photos of Maine.







SONGLIST: Click on each title to hear MP3 audio file


Your Little Flame

God of Love

Where Lies the Land

Not ME!!!

Sweet and Low

Love's Philosophy

Come to the Fair


Farewell Part 1- I Can Still Keep The Dream! Part 2- The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls

Finale - A medley of national anthems of Europe 1914 counterpointed with 2 of my original melodies.