A day like today, September 5but 77 years ago, one of the most emblematic artists of the 20th century was born: Freddy Mercury.
He British singer-songwriterband leader What inIt remains a music and pop culture iconand his legacy continues inspiring to new generations.
Born in Zanzibar, Tanzania, in 1946. Since childhood he showed a natural talent for musicAnd started to play the piano already sing from very young. In 1964he moved to London to study art and design, and there he joined the band smilewhich would later become What in.
With What in, Freddy reached the World Fame. With them he released a series of highly successful albums, such as Sheer Heart Attack, A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Raceswhich positioned it as one of the most successful bands in history.
In addition, he wrote some of the most iconic songs of What inas Bohemian Rhapsody, We will Rock You, We Are the Champions and my favorite Love Of My Life.
Mercury was a unique artistHe really had a voice powerful and a personality extrovert and extremely captivating. He was known for his charisma on stage, and their performances were legendary.
Freddy died in 1991to the 45 yearsbecause of AIDS. His death was a hard blow to his fansbut his legacy lives on alive. What in remains one of the most popular bands in the worldand his music go on inspiring to new generations of artists.
Freddy Mercury was a pioneer in fight against HIV/AIDSand his death helped raise awareness about the disease. His story is an example of how the art can overcome adversity and leave a positive legacy in the world.
Freddy was an artist who broke barriers and redefined the concept of rock starHis legacy is incalculable.
“I don’t mind dying tomorrow. I have lived, in the full sense of the word.” – Freddy Mercury.