Was Nearer My God to Thee played on Titanic?
RMS Titanic and SS Valencia
“Nearer, My God, to Thee” is associated with the sinking of the RMS Titanic, as some survivors later reported that the ship’s string ensemble played the hymn as the vessel sank.
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.
What was the last tune played on Titanic?
Nearer my God to Thee
Is Nearer My God to Thee public domain?
1870 to 1885 collection is in the public domain and is free to use and reuse.