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kensal green cemetery

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Lead singer of Queen, Freddie Mercury, was cremated at Kensal Green Cemetery after his death from AIDS-related bronchial pneumonia on Nov. 24, 1991.

The placement of his ashes has remained a mystery, but a plaque was found in the cemetery in early 2013, causing speculation that they were scattered on location.

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12 stafford terrace

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After breaking up with his partner, Mary Austin, in the mid-1970s, Freddie Mercury moved into this home in the Kensington neighborhood of London. He lived here until he moved into the Hoare House (a.k.a. the Garden Lodge.

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freddie mercury lived (and died) here

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Freddie Mercury, lead singer of Queen, lived in this $6 million until his death (at this location) of AIDS-related pneumonia on November 24, 1991. Mercury did not announce to the world that he had AIDS until 24 hours prior to his death.

The very worldly Mercury was born Farrokh Bulsara on September 5, 1946. The Bulsara family moved to India in 1947. Mercury began piano lessons and music theory as he attended boarding school in Panchgani, just outside Bombay. The family moved to England in 1963.

The Mercury house on Logan still stands today. His former girlfriend, Mary Austen, was very close to Mercury and inherited the house where she still lives today.

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