Freddie Mercury was one of the most iconic rock stars in the world. He was born in Zanzibar, Africa on September 5th, 1946. He died on November 24th, 1991. Freddie Mercury is best known for being a member of the British rock band Queen and for his lead vocals on their songs such as ‘Bohemian Rhapsody and ‘We Are The Champions’
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Freddie Mercury Real Name
Freddie Mercury was born Farrokh Bulsara to Parsi parents who had moved from India to Zanzibar. His family eventually moved to England where he attended school and college. Freddie started his music career with a band called The Hectics in 1962 before finding fame with Queen in 1970.
The band quickly became one of the most popular bands in the world, earning international success for their albums including ‘A Night at The Opera’ and ‘A Day at The Races’.
Why did Freddie Mercury change his name?
Freddie Mercury was born as Farrokh Bulsara. He changed his name to Freddie Mercury in order to avoid confusion with the British singer of the same name.
What is Freddie Mercury real nationality?
Farrokh Bulsara was born in 1946 to Indian Parsi parents on the island of Zanzibar, then a British protectorate and now part of Tanzania.