Mercury, Freddie

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Name
Mercury, Freddie Gender: M
Bulsara, Farrokh
born on 5 September 1946
Place Zanzibar, Tanzania, 6s10, 39e11
Timezone MSK h3e (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 12°12' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif or s_sagcol.18.gif



Freddie Mercury
photo: Carl Lender at http://flickr.com/photos/clender/, license gfdl

Biography

British musician born in Zanzibar, a superstar of the rock group "Queen." He chose the name Mercury for himself as he said "it was his ruling planet." He was an eccentric in a field already noted for the unconventional, a singer, composer and pianist. Bi-sexual, he founded "Queen" in 1971 and was hot in the '70s and '80s. Their hits included "Love Kills, 1984 which turned out to be prophetic; he died of AIDS-related pneumonia 11/24/1991, London.

Link to Wikipedia biography

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Relationships

  • parent->child relationship with Peadon, Kasey (born 28 October 1968)

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released June 1971 (Debut gig as Queen)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

LMR quotes date given in "Queen: As it Began" by Jacky Gunn and Jim Jenkins, Pan 1992. p.24.

Sy Scholfield speculated/rectifies the time to 5:50 AM BAT (3 hrs), based on a family interview: "Freddie's English brother-in-law, Roger,... insists that [Freddie] chose the name because Mercury was his rising planet. 'When he told me, I said, it's a bloody good job it wasn't Uranus. Freddie never forgave me for that.' Kashmira, Freddie's sister, gives Roger a look. He says no more on the subject." (Waldemar Januszczak. "Star of India." Sunday Times Magazine 11/17/1996, p. 61).

Frank C. Clifford gives 5:10 AM, speculative, in "British Entertainers."

Lexikon No.4 quotes Meridian 10/1992, p.37 for 4:43 AM, no source.

In 2007, Scholfield found Mercury's birth certificate online (no time of birth): http://mr-mercury.co.uk/Birthcertificatefreddie.jpg

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Aids
  • Passions : Sexuality : Bi-Sexual
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Queen)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
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