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LGBT choir leader moved to tears as music at Queen’s funeral told her life story

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London, was recognised as the founder of Proud Voices, a network of LGBT choirs in the UK and Ireland.He told Metro.co.uk: ‘It was such a privilege and an honour to be present.‘I didn’t think I would be as moved as I was, as I didn’t have any relationship with the Queen at all other than her being there throughout my life as the only Queen I ever knew, but it was very emotional. ‘I only ever saw her on television so being invited to the funeral was a very great honour.‘I’ve been walking around Green Park the last couple of days and I have seen how deep people’s emotional connection to the Queen is and I just feel there are so many people who would have loved to have been here. ‘I feel very privileged to have been given the opportunity to be present.’Mr Chew, 49, was among around 2,000 guests at the service honouring Queen Elizabeth II, who died at Balmoral on September 8, aged 96.Head to Metro.co.uk'sQueen Elizabeth II tag page for the latest updates, and sign Metro.co.uk's book of condolence to Her Majesty here.At the ceremony, The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, described the Queen as ‘joyful, present to so many, touching a multitude of lives’.Music included a piece by renowned British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams and the Master of the King’s Music, Judith Weir CBE.‘There were so many moments that stood out,’ Mr Chew said. ‘When the Queen came in being carried by the Pall Bearers and King Charles and the rest of the Royal Family followed it was deeply moving.

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