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Freddie Mercury

  • Birth

    Freddie Mercury, was born on September 5, 1946 in Zanzibar (Tanzania) under the name of Farrokh Bulsara, son of Bomi and Jer Bulsara, Freddie Mercury spent most of his childhood in British India.
  • Arrival in England

    Arrival in England
    The Bulsara family moved to England in the wake of the Zanzibar Revolution, which caused political instability in the country, a revolt that gave rise to the state of Tanzania. Freddie and his family landed in Middlesex in 1964.
  • Studies

    In the spring of 1966 Freddie obtained the highest marks in the Isleworth Polytechnic art exam, a score that allowed him to enter the Ealing School of Art in London where he studied art and graphic design.
  • Freddie joined the band Smile

    Freddie joined the band Smile
    In April 1970, Mercury joined the band Smile along with Taylor and May, thus changing the band's name to the more recognized Queen.
  • John Deacon joins the band

    John Deacon joins the band
    The final formation was completed in 1971 with John Deacon, in this year in which Mercury and the rest of the group, they decided that in order to gain more confidence on stage, they made their first tour in Cornwall.
  • The creation of the logo

    The creation of the logo
    In 1972, Mercury, thanks to his graphic design studies, created the Queen logo, the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, including in the logo the zodiac signs of the four members of the band.
  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody
    The first song in which the essence of Queen was seen was released in 1975, it remained 9 weeks in the English charts, this popularity soon reached world level. An interesting fact is: Freddie had a piano that he used as a headboard for his bed and when he woke up in the middle of the night, he jumped on the piano and started writing. It was with this piano that he wrote "Bohemian Rhapsody".
  • Freddie's great loves

    Freddie's great loves
    On June 27, 1970 he met Mary Austin, with whom he lived for seven years, she was his first formal girlfriend and of whom everyone knew before accepting his homosexuality, despite this, she accepted him and remained attached to him the rest of its existence.
    On March 23, 1985 Freddie met in a bar a hairdresser and writer who caught his attention at first sight, named Jim Hutton, his second love and they were together until Freddie's death in 1991.
  • Live Aid Concert

    Live Aid Concert
    There were rumors that Queen it disbanded in the mid-1980s. But thanks to the Live Aid benefit concert in 1985, the band reconciled. And this, for many music critics, the minutes that Queen performed on the Wembley stage were the greatest rock show of all time.
  • The last video clip, death and final comments

    The last video clip, death and final comments
    During his last years he recorded several video clips, "These are the days of our lives" was the last video clip of Mercury, where you see thinner. Finally, Freddie Mercury on November 24, 1991 lost the battle against AIDS and died of bronchopneumonia. In recent years, usually through tributes, remastered albums, movies they remember the artist that he was and the legacy of Queen, always remembering his songs like "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "we are the champions".