By Michael Nam For Dailymail.com
Published: 05:04 BST, 16 April 2019 | Updated: 06:19 BST, 16 April 2019
Footage of Parisians softly singing and kneeling outside of the burning Notre Dame Cathedral in tribute spread throughout the Internet on Monday.
The Twitter post by Ignacio Gil of the Spanish outlet El Mundo shows a moment in the early evening hours as crowds of spectators sing the classical hymn 'Ave Maria.'
As the camera moves over the crowd, it points at the cathedral still glowing with flame as the crowd continues to sing.
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Parisians in a video posted to Twitter can be seen kneeling solemnly while singing 'Ave Maria' in the evening hours as the Notre Dame Cathedral was ablaze
By early Tuesday morning, the video had been viewed almost nine million times.
Other angles of the impromptu chorus honoring the engulfed historic monument have also been posted to