Funeral Music, Hymns and Poems
Music and readings are an important, symbolic part of ceremonies for reflecting on a person’s life. When you are making funeral arrangements, it is useful to plan music, hymns and poems suitable for a funeral.
Your loved one may have requested a piece of music or hymns to sing for their own funeral service. Often, family and friends will select appropriate songs or readings they feel suit.
Popular choices can range from all types of different genres. From pop songs to classical music, most importantly, selections should represent the person as best as possible and enhance the celebration of life.
If you are looking for inspiration, see our guides to popular funeral hymns, funeral poems and songs for funerals below.
Popular songs and reflective music for funerals
Music and readings are an important, symbolic part of ceremonies for reflecting on a person’s life.
Popular funeral hymns
If you are planning a funeral service for a partner, friend or family member, you may want to include a hymn within the order of service.
Further Reading: Cost of a funeral
Find out about funeral costs and what financial support could be available.