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[[File:Freddie Mercury - c.1973.jpg|thumb|right|Freddie Mercury (c. 1973).]]
 
[[File:Freddie Mercury - c.1973.jpg|thumb|right|Freddie Mercury (c. 1973).]]
  
'''Freddie Mercury''', (born Farrokh Bulsara; 1946-09-05 - 1991-11-24) was a musician, best known for his work with the band [[Queen]] where he composed music, lyrics, sang lead vocals, and played piano and various other instruments. In addition to Queen, Freddie Mercury also released some solo albums, several singles, and did projects with other artists.
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'''Freddie Mercury''', (born Farrokh Bulsara; 1946-09-05 - 1991-11-24) was a musician, best known for his work with the band [[Queen]] where he composed music, lyrics, sang lead vocals, and played piano and various other instruments. In addition to Queen, Freddie Mercury also released some solo albums, several singles, and did projects with other artists. Freddie's early music was mostly [[progressive rock]], but he switched to more generic [[hard rock]], and later to various popular genres.
  
Like most people, I first learned about Freddie Mercury because of the band Queen. I know I was exposed to various Queen hit songs as a young child through the 1980s, but it wasn't until the early 1990s, with the release of [[Wayne's World]] and the [[Highlander (Series)|Highlander TV series]], that my appreciation for them grew enough to identify them as a band. My mother purchasing Queen's [[Greatest Hits (Pink)|Greatest Hits]] album when I was around 15 was enough to solidify me as a Queen fan for life. This caused me to really get into the band, which led to my fascination with Freddie Mercury as a skilled musician, entertainer, and just plain interesting individual.
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==Personal==
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Like most people, I first learned about Freddie Mercury because of the band Queen. I know I was exposed to various Queen hit songs as a young child through the 1980s, but it wasn't until the early 1990s, with the release of ''[[Wayne's World]]'' and the [[Highlander (Series)|''Highlander'' TV series]], that my appreciation for them grew enough to identify them as a band. My mother purchasing Queen's [[Greatest Hits (Pink)|Greatest Hits]] album when I was around 15 was enough to solidify me as a Queen fan for life. This caused me to really get into the band, which led to my fascination with Freddie Mercury as a skilled musician, entertainer, and just plain interesting individual.
  
 
I was 11 years old when Freddie died, but his death went unnoticed by me because I had little interest in music at that age. However, when I got into Queen in my mid-teens, and learned that I had missed the life of Freddie by only a few years, I remember feeling quite sorrowful.
 
I was 11 years old when Freddie died, but his death went unnoticed by me because I had little interest in music at that age. However, when I got into Queen in my mid-teens, and learned that I had missed the life of Freddie by only a few years, I remember feeling quite sorrowful.
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** [[These Are the Days of Our Lives]]
 
** [[These Are the Days of Our Lives]]
 
* Solo and others
 
* Solo and others
** [[Living On My Own]]
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** [[Living on My Own]]
 
** [[Barcelona]]
 
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Freddie Mercury - God Save the Queen.png|God save the Queen!
 
Freddie Mercury - God Save the Queen.png|God save the Queen!
 
Freddie Mercury - Compared to God.jpg|Comparing Freddie Mercury to God.
 
Freddie Mercury - Compared to God.jpg|Comparing Freddie Mercury to God.
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Freddie Mercury - Drawn in different cartoon styles - Dinotomic.jpg|Drawn in different cartoon styles, by Dinotomic.
 
Freddie Mercury - Meme - Bitch, please. I'm Freddie Mercury.gif|Bitch, please. I'm Freddie Mercury.
 
Freddie Mercury - Meme - Bitch, please. I'm Freddie Mercury.gif|Bitch, please. I'm Freddie Mercury.
 
Freddie Mercury - Meme - Haters Gonna Hate.gif|Haters gonna hate.
 
Freddie Mercury - Meme - Haters Gonna Hate.gif|Haters gonna hate.
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Freddie Mercury - Teeth.jpg|Why Freddie didn't fix his teeth.
 
Freddie Mercury - Teeth.jpg|Why Freddie didn't fix his teeth.
 
Freddie Purrcury.jpg|Freddie Purrcary, don't stop meow!
 
Freddie Purrcury.jpg|Freddie Purrcary, don't stop meow!
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Joey Spiotto - Golden Books - Freddie Mercury.jpg|Fan art by Joey Spiotto.
 
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===Videos===
 
===Videos===
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5a_v0MP_Fk youtube.com/watch?v=K5a_v0MP_Fk] - Epic Rap Battles of History - vs. Frank Sinatra.
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{{YouTube|K5a_v0MP_Fk|Epic Rap Battles of History - vs. Frank Sinatra.}}
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S9c5nnDd_s youtube.com/watch?v=6S9c5nnDd_s] - Trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody film.
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{{YouTube|6S9c5nnDd_s|Trailer for ''[[Bohemian Rhapsody (film)|Bohemian Rhapsody]]'' film.}}
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
 
{{Link|Wikipedia|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddie_Mercury}}
 
{{Link|Wikipedia|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddie_Mercury}}
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{{Link|Discogs|https://www.discogs.com/artist/79949-Freddie-Mercury}}
  
 
* [https://tenor.com/search/freddie-mercury-gifs tenor.com/search/freddie-mercury-gifs] - Freddie Mercury GIFs.
 
* [https://tenor.com/search/freddie-mercury-gifs tenor.com/search/freddie-mercury-gifs] - Freddie Mercury GIFs.

Latest revision as of 13:20, 15 November 2021

Freddie Mercury (c. 1973).

Freddie Mercury, (born Farrokh Bulsara; 1946-09-05 - 1991-11-24) was a musician, best known for his work with the band Queen where he composed music, lyrics, sang lead vocals, and played piano and various other instruments. In addition to Queen, Freddie Mercury also released some solo albums, several singles, and did projects with other artists. Freddie's early music was mostly progressive rock, but he switched to more generic hard rock, and later to various popular genres.

Personal

Like most people, I first learned about Freddie Mercury because of the band Queen. I know I was exposed to various Queen hit songs as a young child through the 1980s, but it wasn't until the early 1990s, with the release of Wayne's World and the Highlander TV series, that my appreciation for them grew enough to identify them as a band. My mother purchasing Queen's Greatest Hits album when I was around 15 was enough to solidify me as a Queen fan for life. This caused me to really get into the band, which led to my fascination with Freddie Mercury as a skilled musician, entertainer, and just plain interesting individual.

I was 11 years old when Freddie died, but his death went unnoticed by me because I had little interest in music at that age. However, when I got into Queen in my mid-teens, and learned that I had missed the life of Freddie by only a few years, I remember feeling quite sorrowful.

Songs

This is a list of some of my favorite songs composed by Freddie Mercury. For all his songs, see Freddie Mercury Songs.

Media

Fan Art

Videos

Epic Rap Battles of History - vs. Frank Sinatra.
Trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody film.

Links

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