** My Freddie Mercury **
This blog is dedicated to Freddie,
the greatest rock legend and the best musician of all time.
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**FREDDIE MERCURY – ABOUT HIS PERSONALITY**
Freddie on the stage and
Freddie in personal life
were two different personalities.
…in his personal life
always with beautiful smile, happy, amazing …
Freddie was an extremely shy, very thoughtful and caring person.
He enjoyed quiet times at home with his many cats, that loved.
When he was touring he would phone his cats and talk to them for hours.
On one of Freddie’s many waistcoats,
he had painted portraits of all of his cats.
He dedicated his solo album Mr. Bad Guy to his cats.
When Freddie was in Germany,
one of his cats died and he got a plane home the next day to go to it’s funeral.
He cried when he heard that one of his koi fish had died while he was in Munich.
Before Freddie died he had prepared a huge list of Xmas presents for all his friends.
Elton John cried when he got his present – a painting.
Freddie was a staunch supporter of the British monarchy.
He was deeply interested in mythology.
He had a great sense of humor and loved jokes.
Freddie was very generous and often donated money.
Freddie’s house was generally cluttered and fairly messy.
He never knew how to use his microwave.
Freddie never learned to drive.
Freddie wanted to be loved just like anyone else.
He loved be pampered.
Can you imagine how terrible it is when you’ve got everything and
you’re still desperately lonely?
That is awful beyond words.
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…on the stage
confident, dazzling, arrogant, provoking…
I’m so powerful on stage that I seem to have created a monster.
When I’m performing I’m an extrovert, yet inside
I’m a completely different man – Freddie on Freddie
On the stage Freddie was dazzling, arrogant, provoking,
but he was very, very human in private life.
In his private life he was the real opposite of that provoking star – Dave Clark
My tribute really was **The Show Must Go On.**
There’s a lot in there. I remember writing this line
— **my soul is painted like the wings of butterflies** —
and I brought it to him one morning,
a little worried about what he would think of it.
I said, **Do you think that’s okay? Can you sing that?** And he went,
**Darling, I can sing that and I will give it my all.**
Because he knew what it was all about and it didn’t need to be said – Brian May
Freddie and Brian
We were very close friends, he was a very special person to me.
Freddie was probably the most creative individual I ever met, and he was really fun.
He had a great zest for life.
He was also very unselfish and very caring.
He put himself out to work with me and it was a phenomenal experience
– Billy Squier
You know how Freddie controlled Wembley Stadium at Live Aid in 1985?
He stood up there and did his vocal warm ups with the audience.
Something that intimate, where they realize,
**Oh yeah, he’s just a f***ing dude.** - David Grohl
I only saw him in concert once and as they say,
he was definitely a man
who could hold an audience in the palm of his hand - David Bowie
We are very proud and happy of him.
The group has been together 40 years, but 20 of them without Freddie.
That really hits me hard because when you are hearing
Freddie on a daily basis, you lose track of time – Kashmira, Freddies sister
Freddie kept a strict division between his work and his home all his life.
If I ever asked he would say, *Mum that is business, and this is family.*
He was kind and very respectful both to myself and his father.
Whatever he did or wore
I always saw in him the same child I knew.
Because we hear him every day, it is almost as if he is around.
I am proud for everything that comes up for my boy.
The whole world seems to know him. They know who Freddie Mercury is.
My boy was a genius.
– Jer Bulsara, Freddie’s mom -
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