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Titanic Band, The Titanic’s Orchestra

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The Titanic band leader Wallace Hartley had been the bandleader on many rival cruise liners such as the Lusitania and Mauretania, and was lured to the majesty of the largest cruise vessel in the world. The appeal of performing in front of the most distinguished passengers in the world as well as the pay raise […]

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Titanic Violin Song: Nearer My God to Thee

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“Nearer, My God, to Thee” is a 19th century Christian hymn written by Sarah Flower Adams. The song is loosely related to the bible passages Genesis 28” 11-19 and refers to the story of Jacob’s dream. Aside from being a popular church hymn, this is also the song most closely related with the sinking of […]

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