- Lead singer of the band Queen, which was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.
- Was also a talented graphic artist; designed Queen's crest and many of their album covers.
- Cemented his reputation as an entertainer with a show-stealing performance at Live Aid on July 13, 1985, before 72,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in London; the performance was broadcast to more than one billion people worldwide.
- Died of AIDS-related bronchial pneumonia on November 24, 1991—one day after publicly acknowledging his illness.
- Queen's single "Bohemian Rhapsody," which he wrote, was named the United Kingdom's favorite single of all time by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2002.
- Was ranked 18th on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the Top 100 Singers of All Time.
- Bomi Bulsara — Father
- Mary Austin — Ex-significant Other
- Jer Bulsara — Mother
- Kashmira Cooke — Sister
- Jim Hutton — Significant Other
- Attended Isleworth Polytechnic, London, England; Ealing Art College, Ealing, England (BA in Art and Graphic Design)
- Birth Name: Farrokh Bulsara
- Birth Place: Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania
- Died: November 24, 1991
- Profession: Singer
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