Freddie Mercury was a Singer and a songwriter.
He was born in Tanzania but he moved to London with his family in 1960. Freddie Mercury played with a few other bands before creating the rock band Queen.
Queen, is a British rock band formed in London in 1970, consisting of Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Brian May (guitar, vocals), John Deacon (bass guitar), and Roger Taylor (drums, vocals). Queen was influenced by progressive rock, hard rock and heavy metal.