Paris Attacks: Pianist Plays John Lennon's 'Imagine' Outside Le Bataclan
"Imagine" was John Lennon's visionary plea for peace.
In the wake of the Friday night (Nov. 13) terrorist attack on Paris' Le Bataclan theater -- which claimed at least 127 lives and left 80 people in critical condition -- a man set up a piano outside the famed venue Saturday morning to play John Lennon's visionary plea for peace "Imagine."
The Guardian has footage of him playing (his identity is not currently known) while people listen and cry.
Lennon's 1971 call for peace notably includes the line "and no religion, too," an especially salient one given that religious extremist group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks.
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.