Thousands Of People Looked Up The Lyrics To Disney’s “Hellfire” After The Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

Genius - 04-16


On April 15, the Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames for several hours as a fire, which reportedly began in the attic, spread to the roof. The cathedral’s iconic central spire and roof both collapsed, but the pair of bell towers immortalized in Victor Hugo’s 1831 novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, remained intact. As news about the fire unfolded, many people were reminded of the song titled “Hellfire” from Disney’s 1996 animated musical adaptation of the novel and flocked to Genius to look up its lyrics.