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
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2 years 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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Misterscooter
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2 years ago

Queen with their Princess.

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Misterscooter
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2 years ago

And it is perfect.

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he was gay just FYI.

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Grumble o'Pug
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2 years ago

From one master to another

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Melody Lanzatella
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2 years ago

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

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Ellis
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2 years ago

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

ChickyChicky
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2 years ago

Llama drama.

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Misterscooter
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2 years ago

Another rock and roll story about a llama ruining things.

Whatthedeuce?
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2 years ago

Hilarious comment!! Nice!!

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Christiane Stöckert
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2 years ago

This is tabloid trash. Freddie and michael met in 1983, they did duets together. For example: state of schock. There is a demo tape where you can hear both men singing. The song couldn't be completed due to scheduling conflicts so michael brought up Mick jagger to do the parts of the song (and to finish the song which was realeased on the album victory) , freddie was ok with that. In an interview he said that it didn't end their friendship. The other duets are: victory and there must be more than life than this. Maybe first give correct facts here. Both musicians where brilliant, this is no competition... -.-

Notsoswift
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2 years ago

llama drama

Chris Pitch
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2 years ago

The Llama Drama should be documented

Taryn Wallace
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2 years ago

This made me so happy on multiple levels and when I told my bf about it he was WAAYY less excited... 10 years together and THIS may break up our relationship lol... well this and Left 4 Dead but that's a whole other can of worms

Melody Lanzatella
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2 years ago

SAVE THE DRAMA FOR YOUR LLAMA!!!

Sanne H.
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2 years ago

Luckily he went singing with Bowie instead. Worked out very well.

Vonskippy
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2 years ago

Jackson was a complete and utter freak. If he hadn't been richer then god at the time he would have been put in a mental institution or a prison for the insane for sure.

KT Trondsen
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2 years ago

lol WTF

Josephina Cameron
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1 year ago

ok but why was mj bringing a pet llama into the studio 😂

Josephina Cameron
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1 year ago

OK, but why was mj bringing a pet llama into the studio?

Diane Mackereth
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2 years ago

Freddie most likely didn't like the aroma of Llama poop. Kinda clogs the vocal cords

Michelle Dodson
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2 years ago

Jackson was a total freak. Yeah, yeah, he was talented - but what a fucked up individual.

Sue Clasen
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2 years ago

At least (as far as we know) he wasn't a pedophile,

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Cici Snow
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2 years ago

Wow

Ellis
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2 years ago

Quite a loss that such a legendary collaboration never happened due to something so silly

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Alia G.
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2 years ago

Every cat deserves a song in their honor.

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Misterscooter
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2 years 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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Misterscooter
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2 years ago

What a struggle for a performer, feeling like you can't connect with your audience.

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2 years ago

Plus a Phoenix. Freddy had gone to design school.

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Gillian Black
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2 years ago

He could sing anything and it would have been fantastic

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Misterscooter
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2 years ago

Queen was anything but single faceted.

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Dawn Hettler
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2 years ago

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

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KT Trondsen
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2 years ago

He sounds like an amazing person

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Misterscooter
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2 years ago

Ok to know but he was still British.

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This is a well known fact.

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Sanne H.
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2 years ago

Wasn't this the reason behind writing Living On My Own?

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Misterscooter
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2 years ago

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

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Bored Birgit
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2 years ago

Cat shirt, yeah.

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Agnieszka Barszczewska
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2 years ago

What about Montserrat?

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Rose Campisi
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2 years ago

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

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MN Free Spirit
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2 years ago

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

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Pamela24
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2 years 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
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

A very brave man.

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

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

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Rose Campisi
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

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

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The Laugh Fan
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2 years ago

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

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Rose Campisi
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

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

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Laurika Pučíková
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2 years ago

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

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VeryDarkMatter
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2 years ago

It's a beautiful and meaningful song.

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Misterscooter
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2 years ago

Is this a repeat of an earlier one?

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VeryDarkMatter
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2 years ago

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

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