Freddie Mercury (5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer-songwriter, record producer and lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. He was born in Stone Town, Sultanate of Zanzibar. His birth name is Farroukh Bulsara.
Freddie formed Queen in 1970 along with Brian May (guitar) and Roger Taylor (drums).
He is regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of popular music, and was notable for his flamboyant stage persona and a four-octave vocal range.