British singer and songwriter
Freddie Mercury Rank
Freddie Mercury Rank
About Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury was a British singer and songwriter. He was best known as the lead vocalist of the rock group Queen. He released 2 solo albums (one with soprano Montserrat Caballé) and 15 studio albums with Queen.
Songs: "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Somebody To Love", "We Are The Champions", "We Will Rock You", "Another One Bites the Dust", "Under Pressure", "I Want It All", "You Don't Fool Me".
He had a vocal range of 4 octaves. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2001), the Songwriters Hall of Fame (2003) and the UK Music Hall of Fame (2004), while, in 2002, Queen received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at No 18 on their list with the best singers of all time. He is widely regarded one of the greatest singers, performers and pop icons of all time.
He was nominated for 5 Grammy Awards with Queen. He won 5 Ivor Novello Awards and 5 Brit Awards.
His Personal Life
He was born in Zanzibar (now Tanzania). He was openly gay. He died in 1991 of bronchopneumonia brought on by AIDS. He was the first major star to die of AIDS.
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Famous quotes by Freddie Mercury
And, we have no such thing as a budget anymore. Our manager freaks when we show him the bill. We're lavish to the bone, but all our money goes back into the product.Freddie Mercury
I got my diploma from Ealing College of Art, in graphics and illustration.Freddie Mercury
I was never too keen on the British music press. They've called us a supermarket hype, and they used to suggest that we didn't write our own songs.Freddie Mercury
I'm hopeless with money I simply spend what I've got.Freddie Mercury
I'm not into business at all.Freddie Mercury
Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!Freddie Mercury
We're a bit flashy, but the music's not one big noise.Freddie Mercury
What will I be doing in twenty years' time? I'll be dead, darling! Are you crazy?Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury's Popularity
Freddie Mercury was a famous British singer and songwriter, who was born on September 5, 1946. As a person born on this date, Freddie Mercury is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (September 5) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1946).
People born on September 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Freddie Mercury is the 10th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Freddie Mercury's birthday, Freddie Mercury is the 4th most famous British.
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