Thursday, 11 April 2013

QR–Cure–Quizzing Realms–412

This may not be all that easy.


Identify the owner of this musical instrument, and its significance. It was in the news recently, for both the right and wrong reasons.

PS: Just another reminder. I am conducting a quiz tomorrow at Lady Shri Ram College for Women. Find out more about the event here, and register here.


Four replies, and only Ishan and Ali got it. This violin is said to belong to Wallace Hartley, the leader of the musicians aboard the Titanic, and reportedly, this was the musical instrument Hartley was playing as the Titanic went down.


  1. the violin belong to bandmaster Wallace hartley of titanic..

  2. The violin used by Wallace Hartley as the band famously played ‘Nearer my god to thee’ as the Titanic sank was thought to have been lost in 1912 disaster


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