Percy Cornelius Taylor

Mr Percy Cornelius Taylor

Percy Cornelius Taylor

Mr Percy Cornelius Taylor, 32, was a cellist with the ship's band. He was listed as a second class passenger along with the other musicians. He gave his address as 9 Fentiman Road, Clapham, London.

Taylor died in the disaster. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

References
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Names and Descriptions of British Passengers Embarked at the Port of Southampton, 10 April 1912 (PRO London, BT 27/780B)

Pictures

Concert by the Apollo Club, Brooklyn in aid of musicians' families

(1912) 

CONCERT BY THE APOLLO CLUB, BROOKLYN IN AID OF MUSICIANS' FAMILIES

 

Articles and Stories

SINKING SHIP'S BAND CHOSE FITTING HYMN

The New York Times  (1912) 

SINKING SHIP'S BAND CHOSE FITTING HYMN

 
Nearer My God to Thee

NEARER MY GOD TO THEE

 
Brave Musicians of Ship Meet Fate Trying To Drown Cries of the Perishing Passengers

Worcester Evening Gazette  (1912) 

BRAVE MUSICIANS OF SHIP MEET FATE TRYING TO DROWN CRIES OF THE PERISHING PASSENGERS

 
The Band That Played On

Titanic Review  (2011) 

THE BAND THAT PLAYED ON

 

External Links

Titanic's Band: Killing Them Softly. Titanic Research  (2004)  TITANIC'S BAND: KILLING THEM SOFTLY.  
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