Queen never talked much about Freddie Mercury 's sexuality, and even less about the disease that eventually killed him. Still, Mercury's bandmates were confident of one thing: He couldn't be defined in some superficial, binary way. That simply doesn't reflect the complexity that shot through every element of Mercury's life and, of course, the band he once fronted. If anything, some say, Freddie Mercury was bisexual, long before that became such a commonly discussed thing.
5 Things You Didn't Know About Queen, Even If You Know Every Word Of 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
5 Things You Didn't Know About Queen, Even If You Know Every Word Of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' | HuffPost
Queen's lead singer Freddie Mercury was an enigmatic man of mystery to many. Hince tells of his career with the band in his book Queen Unseen. It offers a revealing insight into the life of the frontman and the years in which Queen became one of the biggest bands in the world. Here, Hince tells us about Mercury: the man behind the myth. And he reveals the truth about that legendary Queen party…. It was all a persona. You could have a laugh with Freddie, but you knew were the line was.
A censored version of the film, released in China last weekend, is only around three minutes shorter than the original. These changes were not lost on the Chinese audience, many of whom sensed while watching the film in theaters that something was amiss. The dialogue was abruptly silenced at that point in the censored film, and no subtitles appeared.
Regarded as one of the greatest lead singers in the history of rock music,   he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and four- octave vocal range. Born in in Zanzibar to Parsi parents from India, he attended English-style boarding schools in India from the age of eight and returned to Zanzibar after secondary school. In , his family fled the Zanzibar Revolution , moving to Middlesex , England. Having studied and written music for years, he formed Queen in with guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor. He also led a solo career and served as a producer and guest musician for other artists.