“Nearer My God to Thee,” composed by Sarah Flower Adams, date unknown.
“Oh, those brave musicians! How wonderful they were! They were playing lively tunes, ragtime, and they kept it up to the very end. Only the engulfing ocean had power to drown them into silence. The band was playing “Nearer My God to Thee”; I could hear it distinctly. The end was very close…”
-Charlotte A. Collyer (1880-1914), RMS Titanic survivor