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The band that played on : the extraordinary story of the 8 musicians who went down with the Titanic

Author: Steve Turner
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Titanic collided with an iceberg at 23:40 on April 14th, the eight members of the band had already retired for the evening. Still, they put on overcoats and mufflers came out to play in the lounge. When most of the First Class passengers had taken to their lifeboats, the musicians simply moved to the deck and continued to play, calming the passengers as the ship sank. Historian and biographer Steve Turner  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Turner
ISBN: 9781595552198 1595552197 1595555463 9781595555465
OCLC Number: 668195999
Description: ix, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "That glorious band" --
"The world's greatest liner" --
"A man with the highest sense of duty" --
"I will write to you on board the Titanic" --
"An exceptionally good performer on the piano" --
"A thorough and conscientious musician" --
"The life of every ship he ever played on" --
"An intellectual turn of mind" --
"The Titanic is now about complete" --
"We have a fine band" --
"A solemnity too deep for words" --
"It is with great sadness that I have to give you the painful news" --
"If you think you have a legal claim" --
"A natural fruit of the evil of the age" --
"The sweets of notoriety" --
"I should cling to my old violin."
Responsibility: Steve Turner.

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When Titanic collided with an iceberg at 23:40 on April 14th, the eight members of the band had already retired for the evening. Still, they put on overcoats and mufflers came out to play in the lounge. When most of the First Class passengers had taken to their lifeboats, the musicians simply moved to the deck and continued to play, calming the passengers as the ship sank. Historian and biographer Steve Turner delves into the lives of these men, revealing eight unique portraits of bravery. --from publisher description.

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