Mercury, Freddie [formerly Faroukh Bulsara]
- Sheila Whiteley
Mercury, Freddie [formerly Faroukh Bulsara] (1946–1991), singer and song-writer, was born at the Government Hospital in Zanzibar on 5 September 1946, the eldest son of Bomi Bulsara, civil servant, and his wife, Jer. His parents were both from Bombay and were Zoroastrians. At five he was enrolled at the local missionary school, and his sister, ...