Wallace Hartley Death Cause and Date

Wallace Hartley's Death

Born (Birthday) June 2, 1878

Death Date April 15, 1912

Age of Death 33 years

Cause of Death Drowning

Profession Violinist

The violinist Wallace Hartley died at the age of 33. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered as the leader of the band that kept playing on after the RMS Titanic had hit an iceberg, this violinist went down with the “unsinkable” ship.

The son of Methodist choirmaster Albion Hartley, he was born in Colne, Lancashire, England. At the time of his death, he was engaged to Maria Robinson, who had engraved a message on the beloved violin that remained strapped across his chest as he was drowning.