“I love the fact that I can make people happy, in any form. Even if it’s just an hour of their lives, if I can make them feel lucky or make them feel good, or bring a smile to a sour face, that to me is worthwhile.”
– Freddie Mercury, former lead singer of the band Queen.
- Photo is of Freddie performing in New Haven, Connecticut in 1977.
- Freddie was born Farrokh Bulsara in Zanzibar, in a part which is now Tanzania. His parents were Indian, and Freddie spent most of his childhood in India, where one of his earliest musical influences was Bollywood singer Lata Mangeshkar.