The violin from the music band that continued to play even as the Titanic sank has been found. The instrument was handed over to the musician's fiancée after he died on the ship. Tests are being conducted to check whether the violin
THE violin reputedly played by the Titanic's bandmaster as the ill-fated liner sank has broken a world record, selling for 900,000 pounds ($1.5 million). Wallace Hartley has become part of the ship's legend after leading his fellow musicians …
Media captionThe moment the violin was sold for £900,000 The violin that was apparently played to calm passengers on the Titanic as it sank was sold for £900,000 in just 10 minutes at auction in Wiltshire. It was played by band leader …
The violin from the band that played as the Titanic sank has been found in an attic in England, a British auction house said on Friday. The rosewood violin was believed to have disappeared beneath the waves when its owner, band leader …
LONDON — It’s a poignant scene familiar to anyone who has watched “Titanic” — as the doomed ship slides into the icy waters, musicians perform one last time for the passengers, playing with stoic resolve until the final hour. None of the ...
The violin of the Titanic bandleader, who played as he and bandmates went down with the ship, has been recovered, according to a British auction house. The instrument bears a message from the musician’s sweetheart. “For Wallace, …
A violin that the bandmaster is thought to have played as the Titanic sank has fetched £900,000 at auction in Wiltshire. It is more than four times the highest price previously paid for a piece of Titanic memorabilia. This is the moment that …
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A violin believed to have belonged to Titanic bandmaster Wallace Hartley, and played on the ship before it sank, was sold at auction for $1.45 million. The Titanic violin was discovered in 2006 and the auctioneers are confident of its …
The violin had been a gift from his fiancée Maria. On Saturday, Hartley's violin sold in a London auction for $1.45 million. It was the highest price ever paid for a Titanic artifact, its value having been driven up because Titanic aficionados saw …
Titanic violin found, the instrument was found seven years ago in Britain, and now has been authenticated as the …