Freddie Mercury’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 5, 1946

Death Date

Nov 24, 1991

Age of Death

45 years

Cause of Death

HIV/AIDS

Place of Death

Nov 24, 1991

Profession

Rock Singer

The rock singer Freddie Mercury died at the age of 45. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Flamboyant lead singer of the iconic rock group Queen, who was known for his remarkable vocal range. He wrote many of Queen’s classic songs, such as “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “We Are The Champions.”  

He was born Farrokh Bulsara; but would later change it to Freddie Mercury. He was in a relationship with Jim Hutton, a hairdresser, from 1985 until 1991, when Mercury died of bronchopneumonia, which was brought on by AIDS. 

Quotes

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“When I’m dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance.” (Freddie Mercury)

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“I have fun with my clothes onstage; it’s not a concert you’re seeing, it’s a fashion show.” (Freddie Mercury)

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“Years ago, I thought up the name Queen. It’s just a name. But it’s regal, obviously, and -sounds splendid.” (Freddie Mercury)

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“Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!” (Freddie Mercury)

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“One night Roger was in a foul mood and he threw his entire bloody drumset across the stage. The thing only just missed me – I might have been killed.” (Freddie Mercury)