Top funeral songs from the musicals

From dazzling belters to heartfelt ballads, musical theatre can be the perfect choice for a funeral.

Musical theatre has brought us some of our best-loved songs commonly used for funerals. Some of them have become a little dated, but others have really stood the test of time. Here’s a mix of the best songs from the musicals, including some of the golden oldies as well as a few from musicals written in the last 10 years.

1. You'll Never Walk Alone


2. Climb Ev'ry Mountain

Sound of Music

3. Bring Him Home

Les Misérables 

4. Somewhere Over The Rainbow

The Wizard of Oz

5. Hushabye Mountain

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

6. Somewhere

West Side Story

7. Life Is A Cabaret


8. Song on the Sand

La Cage Aux Folles

9. With You


10. Empty Chairs At Empty Tables

Les Misérables

11. Seasons of Love


12. Memory


13. Tightrope

The Greatest Showman

14. For Good


15. Some Enchanted Evening

South Pacific

16. If I Loved You


17. You Will Be Found

Dear Evan Hansen

18. Moon River

Breakfast At Tiffany’s 

19. Remember Me


20. We'll Gather Lilacs

Perchance to Dream

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