Monk accidentally invented Do-Re-Mi

The solfège, (do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti) came from an 8th-century  hymn written by a monk, Paul the Deacon

In 11th-century Guido of Arezzo created an early version of the solfège system based on the lyrics of Paul the Deacon’s hymn. Read more

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