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Freddie Mercury: About
Freddie Mercury (September 5, 1946 - November 24, 1991) was a British rock musician, best known as the frontman and lead singer for the English rock band Queen.
He is remembered for his powerful vocal abilities and charisma as a live performer. As a songwriter, he composed many international hits, including "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Somebody to Love," "We Are the Champions," and "Crazy Little Thing Called Love."
Mercury died from complications of AIDS, greatly increasing awareness of the disease.
Mercury was born Farrokh Bulsara on the African island of Zanzibar (at the time a British colony, now part of Tanzania). His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, were Indian Parsis. The family had emigrated to Zanzibar in order for Bomi to continue his job as a middle-ranking cashier at the British Colonial Office. Mercury had one younger sister, Kashmira.
Mercury was sent back to India to attend St. Read more about ...
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