Sarah Flower Adams

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Birthday
22, 1805
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 14, 1848 (43)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1805
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 14, 1848 (43)

About

English poet who released her longest work Vivia Perpetua, A Dramatic Poem in 1841. She died of Tuberculosis at the age of 43.

Before Fame

She grew up in Old Harlow, Essex with her family and started writing hymns including Nearer, my God, to Thee.

Trivia

Her hymn Nearer, my God, to Thee was said to have been the last piece of music that musicians played on the RMS Titanic as the ship sank in 1912.

Family Life

She married William Bridges Adams in 1834.

Associated With

Like her, Pamela Ayres has been an English poet.