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Charismatic British singer, frontman of the rock band “Queen” Freddie mercury is a legend of modern music. He is known as an artist, an eccentric artist, songwriter and performer. His real name Farrukh Bulsara. The civil wife of Freddie mercury, with which the musician lived for seven happy years, and she bequeathed the lion’s share of his fortune — Mary Austin.
Personal life of Freddie mercury
The Briton, son of the emigrant Freddie mercury (05.10.1946 – 24.11.1991) in their religious affiliation belonged to Zoroastrianism. On stage, he brought a part of national culture, therefore, has always seemed extraordinary and looked very unusual. In life Freddy was a modest, tried to avoid publicity and communication with journalists.
Freddie mercury with Pets
Future common-law wife Mary Austin singer he met while a student at the graphic art College. It worked at the shop, and Mary at a nearby shop. She was familiar with his friend Brian may, the future guitarist of group “Queen”.
Photo: Mary Austin
At first mercury closely watched the development of the relationship between Brian and humble clerk, being himself secretly in love with her. 24-year-old Freddie was always smiling and blushing when meeting with a slender blonde. However, he soon managed to overcome the inherent natural shyness and asked her out on a date. After that, the personal life of Freddie mercury has changed dramatically.
Freddie mercury and Mary Austin
Mary Austin in one of his interviews told that Freddie gave the impression of a beautiful and self-confident guy. For its Frank admission, he was very interesting, cute and incredibly charming person. Soon she fell in love. He and mercury decided to rent a small apartment and live together. The personal life of Freddie and Mary made them not only lovers, but great friends.
The couple were very happy, but far-reaching plans did not build. After College, Freddy with a friend opened a small shop. When Mary was 23 on Christmas, Freddy gave her a striking ring with a jade and advised to wear it on the ring finger. So the singer did Mary Austin offer. Mary understood that her personal life needs to change.
Photo birthday, on which Freddie mercury did Mary offer
His wife she be agreed, but the musician was becoming more and more popular and the marriage was not recalled. Gradually the lovers began to move away, but still lived together.
Meanwhile, singer Freddie mercury took only his career: a talented poet and composer was absorbed in the music. He often did not come home all night and Mary decided that she had a rival. However, having lived in love for over 6 years, Freddie felt the warmth and sincerity of his and Mary’s relationship, they became really close friends.
Freddie mercury on stage
Photos of girls in the media during the life of the composer, producer, poet and artist have never been published, so knew about it only a few people. In stories about Freddie mercury only occasionally mentioned the beautiful blonde assistant musician named Mary, whom the singer once said.
Page biography of Freddie mercury (Farrukh Bulsara)
Popular singer, which from 1977 to 2006 54 shot film, wrote “a song for entertainment …in the modern spirit.” However, most of them joined the “gold collection rock”.
Was born of Freddie mercury in Zanzibar, who in 1946 was a British colony. Parents of Farrukh — Parsa. Bomi and jer Bulsara, sent six sons to her aunt and grandfather, who at that time lived in the city Pangan where the boy went to school. In their family were two important events that influenced the biography of Farrukh Bulsara: transfer to the city of Bombay and the birth of a daughter Kashmir.
On the photo: Freddie mercury in my childhood with my mother
School friends called Farrukh Freddie. The boy’s name I liked. Freddie did well in school played sports. In addition, he was a good painter and loved to sing. Thanks to the beautiful voice and love of music, the boy drew the attention of the headmaster. He invited the parents to teach the gifted child for a low cost piano. Two years later, Freddie with his friends formed a rock group called “the Crazies” (The Hectics).
Freddie mercury in his youth
The musicians performed at festivals, discos, wherever they were invited. At 16, after finishing school, Farrukh together with the family returned to their home island of Zanzibar. 2 years later, due to the beginning of the uprising, the Bulsara family moved to London. There the young man became a student at the graphic art College, became interested in ballet dancing and music.
Freddie mercury with his parents
The study in Ilige marked a new relationship: Freddy survived by his parents and rented an apartment with a friend for two. In addition, the friends share a love for music. Later he met with a student of his College, Tim Staffell, who led the team of “Smile” began to attend the rehearsals of the musical group.
Freddie mercury in the last years of his life in childhood
Acquaintance with the musicians, his friendship with Roger Taylor, to which he soon moved, changed priorities in life and further creative biography of the artist. In 1969, after graduating from school, have a certified artist, he, with the assistance of Taylor, opened the shop, which organized the exhibition and sale of paintings and other things.
Then he met with the group “Ibex” Liverpool and 2 days later became their soloist, adding to the repertoire of songs of his own composition. However, the band soon broke up and the young artist moved to the “Sour Milk Sea”. It worked perfectly on stage, and his amazing vocal range of four octaves fascinated spectators.
After the collapse of “Sour Milk Sea” formed the band “Queen”, which by 1971 had already had permanent makeup. In 1972 she released her 1st album. Freddie mercury is the author of music and words famous hits: “Seven Seas of Rhye”, the popular single “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Somebody to Love”, “Killer Queen”, “We Are the Champions”, “Don’t Stop Me Now”, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, etc. in addition, he is among the “100 greatest Britons”.
The last appearance of Freddie mercury on the public