by W. H. Auden
Funeral Blues Resources
Check out this handy guide to Auden's life and work.
Dude's got fans.
Soprano Alessia Mankovskaya puts her touch on the song version of your new favorite poem.
Those rhymes really pop.
W.H. and his bud Christopher Isherwood in 1928, lookin' studious like they do.
Check out the movie posters. Sure looks like a lot more fun than a funeral.
Can't get enough Auden? Read his complete poems here.
Movies and TV
John Hannah recites "Funeral Blues" in this gut-wrenching scene.