People on video honoring Notre Dame Cathedral singing 'Ave Maria' kneeling on ...

Parisians seen in touching video honoring the still burning remains of Notre Dame Cathedral singing 'Ave Maria' while kneeling on the street Footage of Parisians kneeling and singing the hymn 'Ave Maria' as the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral continues to burn in the twilight went viral Monday By early Tuesday morning, the video had been viewed over eight million times The blaze that began early in the evening took down the spire and collapsed the roof of the landmark, but fire chiefs said the structure of the cathedral was saved  French President Emmanuel Macron vowed that Notre Dame would be rebuilt

By Michael Nam For Dailymail.com

Published: 05:04 BST, 16 April 2019 | Updated: 06:19 BST, 16 April 2019

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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

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

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