The Price of Fame
The Price of Fame
The objectives of my work: to tell the main facts of his biography;to describe him as a man of many talents;to explain the reasons of his popularity;to conduct a survey and find out what pupils of my age know about this outstanding singer.
Brian May Roger Taylor
Mercury absolutely adored Liza Minnelli
Freddie Mercury had a unique voice.Mercury wrote ten out of the seventeen songs of the Queen’s Greatest Hits album. Being a rock singer, he wrote music in rockabilly, heavy metal and disco styles.
The most notable performance with the Queen took place at Live Aid in 1985, during which the stadium audience of 72,000 people clapped, sang, and swayed in unison.
Mercury took part in 700 concerts in different countries all over the world.
Mercury put out two solo albums, a duet with Montserrat Caballe and several singles. “Barselona”, was an official anthem of 1992 Olympics.
Mercury was diagnosed with AIDS in the spring of 1987.
Mercury died on 24 November, 1991 at the age of 45.
Who was Freddie Mercury?Do you know his songs?What musical group did he found?What style of music did he play?Why did he die young?What do you feel when you hear the songs “We are the Champions” and “Bohemian Rhapsody”.
The song “We are the Champions”“The song is touching and quiet, than quick and exciting. It sounds like an anthem.”“The drums are heard clearly. The rhythm is energetic. The lyrics are catchy.”“This music is like a storm. Which never gets quiet.”
The song “Bohemian Rhapsody” “I like this song. It is pleasant to listen to.”“ The beginning of the song is boring but the ending is interesting.”“It is boring for me!”“ Tender music and lyrics. Brilliant guitar solo…”
“I don’t want to be a star, I want to be a legend."