Freddie Mercury

Born 5 September 1946. Died 24 November 1991
Freddie Mercury
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1946-09-05
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Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury Biography (Wikipedia)

Farrokh Bulsara (5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991), known professionally as Freddie Mercury, was a British singer-songwriter and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. He was known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Mercury wrote numerous hits for Queen, including "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Killer Queen", "Somebody to Love", "Don't Stop Me Now", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", and "We Are the Champions". He led a solo career while performing with Queen, and occasionally served as a producer and guest musician for other artists.

Mercury was born of Parsi descent on Zanzibar, and grew up there and in India before moving with his family to Middlesex, England, in his late teens. He formed Queen in 1970 with guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor. Mercury died in 1991 at age 45 due to complications from AIDS, having confirmed the day before his death that he had contracted the disease.

In 1992, Mercury was posthumously awarded the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music, and a tribute concert was held at Wembley Stadium, London. As a member of Queen, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001, the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2003, and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004. In 2002, he was placed number 58 in the BBC's 2002 poll of the 100 Greatest Britons. He is consistently voted one of the greatest singers in the history of popular music.

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Living On My Own
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Barcelona
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Barcelona
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The Great Pretender
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The Great Pretender
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Love Kills
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Love Kills
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Living On My Own (1993 Radio Mix)
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    BBC News - Farrokh Bulsara: The Indian heritage of Freddie Mercury
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    As the rock legend gets the Hollywood treatment, his childhood in Zanzibar is a chapter unknown to many.
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    BBC News - Bohemian Rhapsody: 'We want to stay true to Freddie'
    Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor attended the world premiere of Bohemian Rhapsody in London.
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