Ozzy Osbourne vs Freddie Mercury

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Singer-songwriter
$220 Million
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Singers
Aston, Birmingham, England
Residence
Stone Town
British
Country
British
03/12/1948
BirthDay
05/09/1946
Died On
November 24, 1991
1.78 m
Height
Education
St. Peter's Boys School, West Thames College, Ealing Art College, St. Mary's School, Mumbai
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2007

He is still active in giving musical performances and his recent works include ‘Black Rain’ (2007) and ‘Scream’ (2010)

2005

The program became the most viewed show on MTV in its first season and ran till March 2005

2002

Osbourne and his family starred in a reality show, ‘The Osbournes’ which premiered on MTV in 2002

1991

His solo album, ‘No More Tears’ (1991) included his Grammy Award winning track ‘I Don’t Want to Change the World’

1990

He had planned to retire during the 1990s but he later had a change of heart

1986

His albums ‘The Ultimate Sin’ and ‘No Rest for the Wicked’ released in 1986 and 1988 respectively

1983

His album ‘Bark at the Moon’ released in 1983 and was the first album in which he was credited to have written all the songs himself

1982

He tied the nuptial knot for the second time with Sharon Arden in 1982

1981

He began his solo career in 1981 with his debut album, ‘Blizzard of Ozz’

1979

By this time Osbourne was having serious issues with drugs and was expelled from the band in 1979

1975

Over the next few years they released ‘Sabotage’ (1975), ‘Technical Ecstasy’ (1976) and ‘Never Say Die’ (1978)

1973

In their fifth album ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’, released in 1973, the band added more musical instruments to their orchestral set up

1972

In 1972, they brought out the album ‘Black Sabbath Vol

1971

‘Master of Reality’, the band’s third album, hit the stores in 1971, reaching the top ten in both the U

1970

His band’s second album, ‘Paranoid’ (1970) was the work that defined the band’s music

1969

They renamed the band black Sabbath in August 1969, and chose to play a heavy blues style of music with underlying occult themes

1967

In 1967, Osbourne teamed up with Geezer Butler to form his first band, Rare Breed

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