The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic to calm passengers as it sank has sold at auction for $1.45m, a world record fee for memorabilia from the doomed liner. The instrument belonging to Wallace Hartley was found strapped to …
LONDON - The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the liner sank beneath the waves is to go on display at a museum marking the tragedy in Northern Ireland, officials said Monday. The instrument belonging to Wallace Hartley …
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 …
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 …
A violin believed to have played on the Titanic before the doomed vessel sank beneath the waves has sold for 900,000 pounds (some $1.45 million) at auction. An unidentified bidder on Saturday won the violin, whose metal fixtures appear …
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 …
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A violin that may have been played on the Titanic before the doomed ship hit an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the ocean netted more than $1.6 million at auction on Saturday. The sea-corroded string instrument is now unplayable, but …
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
Video: 'Titanic' violinist from Nyack to auction violin Paul Peabody, a violinist with the New York City Ballet, played the violin solo in "My Heart Will Go On" from the movie sountrack. He will auction off a violin autographed by fellow artists.
LONDON (AFP) – The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the liner sank beneath the waves is to go on display at a museum marking the tragedy in Northern Ireland, officials said Monday. The instrument belonging to …