Did Titanic band play Nearer My God to Thee?
Titanic: The band that played on
All members of the Titanic band died that night while playing.
However, the final song they played is still up too much debate.
Mrs Vera Dick, a first-class Canadian passenger reported that the final song played by the band was the hymn “Nearer, My God, to Thee”.
What does Nearer My God to Thee mean?
The title hymn, “Nearer, My God, To Thee, was written in 1841 by Sarah Adam reflects a Christian desire to walk more closely with God in being in his presence. It expresses the longing of Christians that either Jesus Christ returns for us or their desire to be in his presence.
Is Nearer My God to Thee a funeral song?
Nearer My God To Thee. Traditional 19th Century funeral hymn written by Sarah Flower Adams, retelling the story of Jacob’s dream from the Book of Genesis.
Is Nearer My God to Thee public domain?
1870 to 1885 collection is in the public domain and is free to use and reuse.