"The band played marching from deck to deck, and as the ship went under I could still hear the music." Mrs. Brown said. "The musicians were up to their knees in water when last I saw them. We offered assistance to Capt. Smith, but he refused."
"Mrs. Astor was in the life-boat with my sister, Mrs. Cornell. I heard Col. Astor tell her he would wait with the men. Our boat was almost dragged down by the suction."
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(1912) Still Playing As Water Creeps Up Worcester Evening Gazette (ref: #2962, accessed 25th February 2017 03:54:48 PM) URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/still-playing-as-water-creeps-up.html
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