Intriguing Facts About Freddie Mercury and Queen
Intriguing Facts About Freddie Mercury and Queen

Intriguing Facts About Freddie Mercury and Queen

Trista - December 20, 2018

Intriguing Facts About Freddie Mercury and Queen
The outer walls of Mercury’s final home, Garden Lodge, 1 Logan Place, west London, became a shrine to the late singer. Pictured in 2014. Adnergje/Wikimedia Commons.

2. Freddie’s Funeral Was Zoroastrian

Freddie Mercury had a private funeral in London, attended only by his family and friends. As much as was possible, it followed the rites of Zoroastrianism. Later, a tribute concert was held in his honor at Wembley Stadium. His home in London has become a shrine of sorts.

Intriguing Facts About Freddie Mercury and Queen
The band Queen performing with singer Adam Lambert as the headlining artist. CNN.

1. The Band Continues Today

Two of the band’s original members, Brian May and Roger Taylor, continue to perform together as Queen. They frequently appear with Adam Lambert as Queen + Adam Lambert. In 2014, they released an album called “Queen Forever.” In honor of Freddie Mercury, they continue to do fundraising to help fight AIDS.

 

Where Did We Find This Stuff? Here Are Our Sources:

“Queen.” Wikipedia.

“Brian May.” Wikipedia.

“Freddie Mercury.” Wikipedia.

“The Show Must Go On (Queen Song).” Wikipedia.

“101 Facts About Queen” (documentary video). 101 Facts.

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