Pianist Plays Cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' Outside Bataclan in Paris

Watch this moving homage from this morning's memorial scene.

Following last night's harrowing tragedy in Paris, the city's people are gathering in solidarity to pay respects (opens in new tab) and mourn the lives lost—which authorities are reporting is at least 129 deaths (opens in new tab), with more injured.

This morning, at a memorial scene near the Bataclan concert hall where one of the attacks occurred, a pianist set up a portable piano and played a cover of John Lennon's iconic song, "Imagine" for the grieving crowd. See more from the moving tribute below:

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