Synonyms of 'dirge'
An elegy is a sad poem, often about someone who has died.
a moving elegy for a lost friend
A lament is a poem, song, or piece of music which expresses sorrow that someone has died.
a lament for the late, great Buddy Holly
Thesaurus for dirge from the Collins English Thesaurus
A dirge is a slow , sad song or piece of music. Dirges are sometimes performed at funerals.