Farrokh Bulsara, born on September 5th, 1946 in the British protectorate of Zanzibar, had no idea that later in his life he will become a famous singer named Freddie Mercury. Though there were always hints of his musical capabilities, nobody seriously considered music as a career for him. Freddie has even majored in graphic design, before releasing The Queens first studio album. After that, he has gained worldwide fame for his flamboyant stage presence and immense vocal talent.

Since his death in 1991, there have been quite a few debates about Mercury. For example, whether or not Freddie's vocal range spanned four full octaves. But even if we don't get any answers to some of the mysteries surrounding the great musician, there are a lot more Freddie Mercury facts that reveal just how great and interesting he really was.

Imgur user IceCreamMaam has collected some of the least known ones, and they definitely bring you and the famous musician a little closer. To understand his life even a little better, check out these Rare Pics Of Freddie Mercury And His Boyfriend From 1980s.

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Ellis 1 year ago

How ironic, suitable and sad that it happened with exactly that song. But wow, the power in his voice in that song - gives me goosebumps just thinking about it!

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Ellis 1 year ago

Good to know Queen appreciated Princess Diana, while the other Queen loathed her

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Misterscooter 1 year ago

And it is perfect.

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Misterscooter 1 year ago

He considered Mary his one true friend. The only person who really understood him. The song, "Love of My Life" is about Mary.

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Grumble o'Pug 1 year ago

From one master to another

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Melody Lanzatella 1 year ago

He is the most under rated singer EVER!!!!

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Ellis 1 year ago

“Oh Michael, for fuck’s sake, I told you a thousand times not to bring that damn llama to the studio!”

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Alia G. 1 year ago

Every cat deserves a song in their honor.

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Misterscooter 1 year ago

Those teeth were uniquely him and after a while, if he had worked on them, I think people probably would not have liked it. And, yeah, don't do anything to mess with that voice.

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KT Trondsen 1 year ago

That's very sad :(

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Misterscooter 1 year ago

Plus a Phoenix. Freddy had gone to design school.

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Gillian Black 1 year ago

He could sing anything and it would have been fantastic

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Misterscooter 1 year ago

Queen was anything but single faceted.

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Dawn Hettler 1 year ago

Been there recently and there is the Queen Experience at the Casino. Handwritten lyrics.... Very cool.

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KT Trondsen 1 year ago

He sounds like an amazing person

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Misterscooter 1 year ago

Ok to know but he was still British.

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Heather Wright 1 year ago

No he was from Zanzibar- I have visited his apartment there

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Bettye McKee 1 year ago

He avoided interviews because he was asked questions that invaded his privacy.

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Misterscooter 1 year ago

I wonder if it was hard to play with prune fingers.

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Bored Birgit 1 year ago

Cat shirt, yeah.

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Agnieszka Barszczewska 1 year ago

What about Montserrat?

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Rose Campisi 1 year ago

Love that! He is in heaven now. I do miss him!

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MN Free Spirit 1 year ago

Now Im going to have to finish this post and go get lost again looking up Zoroastrian

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Pamela24 1 year ago

Wow, I'm pretty sure I mostly know his tenor range songs. If he sounds that good in his unnatural range how fabulous must he sound in the baritone one! :O

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Eduardo Marrero 1 year ago

The Freddie Mercury was introduced in 1994 by Eric Stainthorpe of Battersby Roses. It is a pink, yellow and apricot rose.

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Bored Birgit 1 year ago

A very brave man.

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CrunChewy McSandybutt 1 year ago

I remember this. I actually had no idea he was sick. I was 19 and in America, so we didn't get the same tabloid gossip as Brits did. I was devastated. it took months for me to come to terms with it.

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Rose Campisi 1 year ago

True . I THINK HE MIGHT EVEN HAVE WRITTEN AN OPERA. MAYBE SEVERAL

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Rose Campisi 1 year ago

I think the band loved him so. They were like brothers When you work together as long as they have you become family. The loss is so great! They respected each others privacy, and I really think that is the eay it should be! He wanted his privacy, that should be respected! Hint: POPERACY!!!!! Of cpurse I adored freddy. But he wanted his privacy. I can tespect that very much. It is nice to know his bday, but thats it.!

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Rose Campisi 1 year ago

She is a beautiful person. It is WONDERFull that is a beautiful relasionship!I

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The Laugh Fan 1 year ago

Funny how it's so hard to know what to say to that.

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Rose Campisi 1 year ago

I loved Queens music. I never thought about that! That is his private life. Don't care. Or ever cared. We enjoyef the music! My friends and I never ever discused their secuallity!

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Rose Campisi 1 year ago

Really! How did that come out! Did he last long.

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Laurika Pučíková 5 months ago

He died in 1991 how could he have a relationship until 2010? :D

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Rose Campisi 1 year ago

love it!!

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Misterscooter 1 year ago

Is this a repeat of an earlier one?

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VeryDarkMatter 1 year ago

I hate the tabloid. They are all blood suckers and cold hearted b******

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