Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury

Born: September 5, 1946

Died: November 24, 1991

Nationality: British

Occupation: Musician

Biography: Freddie Mercury was a British musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen. As a performer, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and powerful vocals over a four-octave range.

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Freddie Mercury

“Gay as a daffodil.”

- Freddie Mercury

Source/Notes: On himself, as quoted in Interview by Julie Webb for New Musical Express (12 March 1974)

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