Freddie Mercury

The most important thing is to live a fabulous life. As long as it’s fabulous I don’t care how long it is.

  • Name: Freddie Mercury
  • Born: September 5, 1946
  • Died: November 24, 1991
  • From: Born in Stone Town, Tanzania; Moved to England in 1964, when he was 17.
  • Pronouns: He/Him
  • Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
  • Contribution/Impact: Mercury was a British singer, songwriter, producer, and lead vocalist for the rock band Queen. He is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time, well-known for his loud and flamboyant stage presence as well as his large vocal range. He defied the conventions of a rock band lead, dramatically and theatrically embracing who he was.
  • Known For: “Bohemian Rhapsody” (1975), “Don’t Stop Me Now” (1978), “Another One Bites The Dust” (1980), “Living On My Own” (1985)
  • Awards: Best Selling British Record Award for “Bohemian Rhapsody” in 1976, British Single of the Year Award for “Bohemian Rhapsody” in 1977, Outstanding Contribution to British Music Award in 1987, Outstanding Contribution to Music Award in 1992, British Single of the Year Award for “These Are the Days of Our Lives” in 1992
  • Interesting Facts: He changed his name from Farrokh Bulsara to Freddie Mercury. He attended a British boarding school in India where he started used the name Freddie.
Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury was a British singer, songwriter and record producer. He was the lead singer of the famous rock band Queen. It was known by the public that Mercury was bisexual however, he tried his best to keep his personal life private. By the time he was diagnosed with AIDS he did not want the media to use him as a representative of the AIDS crisis, so he never confirmed that he had AIDS until the day before his death in 1991. 

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