The Musical and Personal Legacy of William Byron Webster

Morts pour la France

a  grand chamber opera

William Byron Webster’s Morts pour la France is a musical tribute to France and her contribution and special relationship to American history and liberty. This opera was a very special marriage of his talent as a composer and librettist, deep knowledge of history, and personal commitment to helping us all understand events that have helped shape the human condition for the better. Performances of this unique opera have provided memorable evenings where freedom, history, and music join hands on the operatic stage.