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Freddie Mercury – British musician, singer, songwriter. Vocalist of the Queen group.

He was one of the greatest pop music artists of all time.

Freddie Mercury interesting facts

1. Freddie Mercury was born 73 years ago. He died 28 years ago (data: September 2019).

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2. In his youth, he worked, among other things, as a porter at Heathrow airport. On the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of his birthday, in 2018, airport employees came to work to pay tribute to him by dedicating their day off.

3. Freddie Mercury is a nickname. His real name was Farrokh Bulsara.

4. He was the author of timeless hits such as “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “We Are the Champions”, “Killer Queen”.

5. In his personal life, he was very shy. It’s hard to believe it looking at how he behaved on stage.

6. Freddie Mercury was a talented graphic designer. He created the Queen band logo consisting of the zodiac signs of the entire band.

7. He gave interviews very rarely.

8. In 2016, a group of scientists examined the voice of Freddie Mercury. They found that his vocal cords moved faster (7.04 Hz) than the average person (5.4 – 6.9 Hz).

9. The official information about his illness was announced the day before his death.

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10. He has openly spoken about being bisexual and has mentioned in some interviews that he is gay.

11. He loved cats. He had over 10 of them. He mentioned them in a few songs.

12. He was in a relationship with an Irish hairdresser – Jim Hutton

13. He had a malocclusion, the so-called overshot bite. He did not undergo surgery because he was afraid of losing his characteristic voice timbre.

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Freddie Mercury questions and answers

Where and when was Freddie Mercury born?

Freddie Mercury was born on September 5, 1946 in the city of Stone Town (Tanzania).

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How many years did Freddie Mercury live?

Freddie Mercury lived 45 years.

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How tall was Freddie Mercury?

Freddie Mercury was about 177 cm tall.

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What sign of the Zodiac was Freddie Mercury under?


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Where and when did Freddie Mercury die?

Freddie Mercury died on November 24, 1991 in the city of London (Great Britain).

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What was his nickname?

His main stage name was Freddie Mercur. He was also called Freddie Bulsara, Larry Lurex.

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What was the cause of his death?

He died of AIDS pneumonia.

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What instruments did he play?

He played keyboards, drums and guitar.

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What type of voice was he?


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Why did he change his name?

He decided that a name referring to the Roman god would be a better fit for the artist. Freddie was invented by schoolmates.

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When did he start using the new name?

From around 1970.

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When did he find out he was sick with AIDS?

In 1987.

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Why did Freddie Mercury name his band Queen?

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