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  • 1. Freddie Mercury(birht name FarrokhBulsara thSeptember 1946 –24th November1991) was a Britishmusician, singer andsongwriter, bestknown as thevocalist of the rockband Queen.
  • 2. As a songwriter,Mercury composedmany hits for Queen,including "KillerQueen", "BohemianRhapsody", "Somebodyto Love", "We Are theChampions", "BicycleRace", "Dont Stop MeNow" and "Crazy LittleThing Called Love"
  • 3. In 2006, Time Asianamed him one of themost influential Asianheroes of the past 60years, and hecontinues to be votedone of the greatestsingers in the historyof popular music.
  • 4. Mercury was born inShangani Govt. At the age ofeight years, he was sent toIndia to study at St. PetersSchool. In the school waspart of a band called TheHectics, where he playedthe piano. A friend of hissaid that the singer had "anincredible ability to listen tothe radio and play melodieson the piano"
  • 5. It was also at St. Peters where he began to be moreknown as Freddie Mercury , nickname that alsoadopted its family. Mercuy step in India, most of hischildhood, living with his grandmother and aunt. Hecompleted his education at St. Marys School inBombay.
  • 6. After his graduation atthe university of WestThames ,participated intwo bands that had beendissolved. In April 1970,Mercury met the guitaristBrian May and drummerRoger Taylor, who hadbeen in a band calledSmile. Mercury chose thename "Queen" for thenew band.
  • 7. Mercury was diagnosedwith aids, but said in aninterview that was notsick . The 22ndNovember , 1991,Mercury called theQueens manager JimBeach, to discuss apublic matter. The nextday, made public hisdisease .
  • 8. The 24th November,1991, Mercury died at theage of 45 years.In hisfuneral were people suchas Elton John, DavidBowie and the membersof Queen.
  • 9. One of the memories that freddie mercury left uswas the song that devoted to Montserrat Caballé( Barcelona ) . The 8 October 1988 with thearrival of the Olympic flag to the city of Barcelona, became a festival where they sang together thissong.
  • 10. After his death at the olympic games in1992, the main theme was Barcelona .In 1996 it made a statue of FreddieMercury.