The definition of a requiem is a song, chant or poem for someone who died.
A literary or musical composition, as an elegy or dirge, mourning some death or calamity
A brief literary piece commemorating a deceased person.
A composition in verse rather than in prose:
In ancient Greek literature, an ode sung by a single voice, as in a tragedy; lyric solo, generally a lament or dirge
Find another word for elegy. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for elegy, like: funeral poem, requiem, lament, dirge, epitaph, poem, song and monody.