Remembering Freddie Mercury, 28 years after his death
On November 24, 1991, Queen frontman Freddie Mercury died of AIDs complications. He was 45-years-old.
Mercury was diagnosed HIV positive in 1987.
Millions of fans took to Twitter to pay tribute to the late performer. Queen’s official Twitter account posted a picture of the singer holding a crown while on stage.
Freddie Mercury— Queen (@QueenWillRock) November 24, 2019
5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991 ❤️ pic.twitter.com/vpVzvKXhLS
Last year Queen’s story was portrayed in the award-winning film Bohemian Rhapsody, which was named for the band’s hit song. American actor Rami Malek, known for his starring role in Mr. Robot, won the Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying the British rockstar.
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