The band is noted for: <ul><li>Their musical diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-layered arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>( im...
Genres <ul><li>Typical </li></ul><ul><li>Glam rock </li></ul><ul><li>Hard rock </li></ul><ul><li>Dance/disco </li></ul><ul...
Forming of the Band <ul><li>1970 </li></ul><ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>Guitarist Brian May </li></ul><ul><li>Drummer ...
The Queen Crest <ul><li>Designed by Freddie Mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Zodiac signs </li></ul><ul><li>two lions for Leo (De...
 
Albums <ul><li>15 studio albums </li></ul><ul><li>5 live albums </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous compilation albums </li></ul>
Success in the UK <ul><li>Queen </li></ul><ul><li>1973 </li></ul><ul><li>Queen II </li></ul><ul><li>1974 </li></ul>
International success <ul><li>Sheer Heart Attack </li></ul><ul><li>1974 </li></ul><ul><li>A Night At The Opera </li></ul><...
Brian May <ul><li>Brian Harold May </li></ul><ul><li>19 July 1947 </li></ul><ul><li>Imperial College, London </li></ul><ul...
Roger Taylor <ul><li>Roger Meddows Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>26 July 1949 </li></ul><ul><li>London Hospi t al Medical Schoo...
John Deacon <ul><li>John Richard Deacon </li></ul><ul><li>19 August 1951 </li></ul><ul><li>Chelsea College of Science & Te...
Freddie Mercury <ul><li>Farrokh Bulsara </li></ul><ul><li>5th September   1946  -  24th November 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Ea...
Freddie’s death <ul><li>AIDS 1987 </li></ul><ul><li>bronchial pneumonia </li></ul><ul><li>24th November 1991 </li></ul><ul...
Historical Success <ul><li>1,322 weeks or 27 years on the United Kingdom album charts </li></ul><ul><li>Greatest Hits (5,4...
Musicians Influenced <ul><li>Kurt Cobain </li></ul><ul><li>Katy Perry </li></ul><ul><li>Mika </li></ul><ul><li>Metallica <...
Film and Television <ul><li>Direct contribution </li></ul><ul><li>Highlander </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Gordon </li></ul><ul>...
Thank you for listening!
Used Materials <ul><li>http://queen.shanemcdonald.org/queen-bio.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddi...
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  1. 2. The band is noted for: <ul><li>Their musical diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-layered arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>( imitat ion of the sound of a large choir through overdubs ) </li></ul><ul><li>Vocal harmonies </li></ul><ul><li>(voices of May, Mercury and Taylor) </li></ul><ul><li>Audience participation </li></ul>
  2. 3. Genres <ul><li>Typical </li></ul><ul><li>Glam rock </li></ul><ul><li>Hard rock </li></ul><ul><li>Dance/disco </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy metal </li></ul><ul><li>Pop rock </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive rock </li></ul><ul><li>Psychedelic rock </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul><ul><li>Country </li></ul><ul><li>Ragtime </li></ul><ul><li>Opera </li></ul><ul><li>Gospel </li></ul><ul><li>Vaudeville </li></ul><ul><li>Folk </li></ul><ul><li>... </li></ul>
  3. 4. Forming of the Band <ul><li>1970 </li></ul><ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>Guitarist Brian May </li></ul><ul><li>Drummer Roger Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>Lead vocalist Freddie Mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Bassist John Deacon </li></ul>
  4. 5. The Queen Crest <ul><li>Designed by Freddie Mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Zodiac signs </li></ul><ul><li>two lions for Leo (Deacon and Taylor) </li></ul><ul><li>a crab for Cancer (May) </li></ul><ul><li>two fairies for Virgo (Mercury) </li></ul><ul><li>Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom </li></ul>
  5. 7. Albums <ul><li>15 studio albums </li></ul><ul><li>5 live albums </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous compilation albums </li></ul>
  6. 8. Success in the UK <ul><li>Queen </li></ul><ul><li>1973 </li></ul><ul><li>Queen II </li></ul><ul><li>1974 </li></ul>
  7. 9. International success <ul><li>Sheer Heart Attack </li></ul><ul><li>1974 </li></ul><ul><li>A Night At The Opera </li></ul><ul><li>1975 </li></ul>
  8. 10. Brian May <ul><li>Brian Harold May </li></ul><ul><li>19 July 1947 </li></ul><ul><li>Imperial College, London </li></ul><ul><li>Physics (Astronomy) </li></ul><ul><li>Tie Your Mother Down, We Will Rock You, Who Wants to Live Forever, I Want It All </li></ul>
  9. 11. Roger Taylor <ul><li>Roger Meddows Taylor </li></ul><ul><li>26 July 1949 </li></ul><ul><li>London Hospi t al Medical School & Imperial College, London </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Radio Ga Ga, A Kind Of Magic, These Are the Days of Our Lives, The Invisible Man </li></ul>
  10. 12. John Deacon <ul><li>John Richard Deacon </li></ul><ul><li>19 August 1951 </li></ul><ul><li>Chelsea College of Science & Technology, London </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>You’re My Best Friend, I Want To Break Free, Another One Bites The Dust </li></ul>
  11. 13. Freddie Mercury <ul><li>Farrokh Bulsara </li></ul><ul><li>5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Ealing College of Art </li></ul><ul><li>Diploma of Art and Design </li></ul><ul><li>Bohemian Rhapsody, Killer Queen, Somebody to Love, We Are the Champions </li></ul>
  12. 14. Freddie’s death <ul><li>AIDS 1987 </li></ul><ul><li>bronchial pneumonia </li></ul><ul><li>24th November 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Montreux </li></ul><ul><li>Queen + Paul Rodgers (2004) </li></ul>
  13. 15. Historical Success <ul><li>1,322 weeks or 27 years on the United Kingdom album charts </li></ul><ul><li>Greatest Hits (5,407,587 copies) </li></ul><ul><li>Every member has composed more than one chart-topping single </li></ul><ul><li>Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert </li></ul>
  14. 16. Musicians Influenced <ul><li>Kurt Cobain </li></ul><ul><li>Katy Perry </li></ul><ul><li>Mika </li></ul><ul><li>Metallica </li></ul><ul><li>Guns N’ Roses </li></ul><ul><li>Foo Fighters </li></ul><ul><li>The Killers </li></ul><ul><li>... </li></ul>
  15. 17. Film and Television <ul><li>Direct contribution </li></ul><ul><li>Highlander </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Gordon </li></ul><ul><li>Featured </li></ul><ul><li>Wayne’s World </li></ul><ul><li>Ella Enchanted </li></ul><ul><li>Moulin Rouge! </li></ul><ul><li>Super Size Me </li></ul><ul><li>The Girl Next Door </li></ul><ul><li>How High </li></ul><ul><li>Blades Of Glory </li></ul><ul><li>That ’70s Show </li></ul><ul><li>... </li></ul>
  16. 18. Thank you for listening!
  17. 19. Used Materials <ul><li>http://queen.shanemcdonald.org/queen-bio.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddie_Mercury </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.queenarchives.com </li></ul>

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