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Who wrote the funeral dirge?

  There are a few famous funeral dirges. "Funeral March" by Chopin is the one commonly heard on cartoons. A number of funeral marches are heard in Purcell's "Funeral Music (MORE)

What is dirge?

  A dirge was a lament for the dead, especially when it was part of a funeral. Nowadays the word is used to refer to mournful song, piece of music or poem, or one which (MORE)