Freddie Mercury vs Elvis Presley

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Singer-songwriter
The King of Rock and Roll, Singer Actor
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Singers
Stone Town
Residence
Tupelo
British
Country
United States
05/09/1946
BirthDay
08/01/1935
November 24, 1991
Died On
August 16, 1977
St. Peter's Boys School, West Thames College, Ealing Art College, St. Mary's School, Mumbai
Education
Humes High School (1953)
NET WORTH STATISTIC
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1995

'Queen' released 'Made in Heaven' in 1995, an album that included a few never-heard-before songs by the spectacular artiste

1992

The song 'Bohemian Rhapsody', written and performed by Mercury, was featured in the 1992 film, 'Wayne's World'

1991

On 24 November 1991, he died from bronchial pneumonia that was caused by AIDS

1988

In 1988, Freddie released his second studio album titled, 'Barcelona', where he paired up with Spanish soprano singer, Montserrat Caballé

1986

The same year, in 1986, Mercury performed with his band, 'Queen', at Budapest, for 80,000 fans

1985

The following year, 'Queen' performed at the 'Live Aid' concert held on July 13, 1985

1984

In 1984, he attempted to go solo with the song 'Love Kills', from musician Richard Wolf's album, 'Metropolis: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack'

1981

During 1981–1983, the popular singer collaborated with Michael Jackson on soundtracks like 'State of Shock', 'There Must Be More to Life Than This', and 'Victory'

1980

In the mid-1980s, he started a new relationship, this time with an Austrian actress, Barbara Valentin

1976

In 1976, he embarked on an affair with male employee of 'Elektra Records', which saw the end of his relationship with Mary

1970

During 1970-80, the exceptional singer acted as singer and songwriter for several albums produced by his band, 'Queen'

1963

In 1963, Farrokh went back to his hometown, to live with his parents, but soon, the family had to escape from there, after the commencement of the 'Zanzibar Revolution', meant to depose the Arab Sultan

1958

While in school, Farrokh began referring to himself as Freddie, and in 1958, he formed a music group, 'The Hectics'

1954

Peter's School' in Panchgani, near Mumbai, beginning 1954

1946

Freddie Mercury was born Farrokh Bulsara, to Parsi parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, on September 5, 1946, in the British territory of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, a part of present day Tanzania

1977

On the morning of August 16, 1977, Elvis was found on the floor of his bathroom at Graceland

1970

He met the then president Richard Nixon, on December 21, 1970

1968

On December 3, 1968, he returned to the stage in the acclaimed televised comeback special Elvis

1967

On May 1, 1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulie at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas

1960

On March 2,1960, he was discharged from the army with the rank of sergeant and he returned to the United States

1957

On December 20,1957, Presley received a draft notice

1956

In March 1956, he appeared for an audition for the movie ‘Love me Tender’ with the Paramount Movie Studios

1955

The deal was struck on November 21, 1955 and Elvis’s Sun contract was sold for a price of $40,000

1954

Backed with guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley played publicly at the Bon Air Club on 17th July,1954

1953

In June 1953, when he graduated from high school, Presley had already chosen music as his career

1945

His first public performance was on October 3, 1945 at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show where he sang ‘Old Shep’

1940

Younger brother of Mississippi Slim (a singer who had a radio show on Tupelo's WELO during the later 1940s) was a classmate of Presley and often took him to the station

1935

Elvis Presley was born in the family of Vernon Elvis Presley and Gladys Love, on January 8, 1935, at Tupelo, Mississippi