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Funeral Blues

Funeral Blues

by W. H. Auden

Funeral Blues Resources


The Academy of American Poets

Check out this handy guide to Auden's life and work.

The W.H. Auden Society

Dude's got fans.


"Funeral Blues" Song

Soprano Alessia Mankovskaya puts her touch on the song version of your new favorite poem.

Dramatic Reading of "Funeral Blues"

Those rhymes really pop.


Young Auden and Isherwood

W.H. and his bud Christopher Isherwood in 1928, lookin' studious like they do.

Four Weddings and a Funeral

Check out the movie posters. Sure looks like a lot more fun than a funeral.


Collected Poems

Can't get enough Auden? Read his complete poems here.

Movies and TV

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

John Hannah recites "Funeral Blues" in this gut-wrenching scene.

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