Following the release of the film Bohemian Rhapsody, a new wave of interest has flooded in about the band Queen and it’s lead singer, Freddie Mercury. The film has been criticised for glossing over a lot of the more difficult parts of Freddie’s life, including his untimely death to AIDS in 1991.
His close friend, Elton John shared heartbreaking details about the singer’s last days in a book called Love is the Cure: On Life, Loss, and the End of AIDS. As John recounted the tragic events that lead to Mercury’s death, he emphasized how selfless the rock legend has always been. John says, that even when he fell ill and knew he was dying, Mercury still tried to take care of other people as much as he could.
Scroll below to read an excerpt from Elton Johns book to find out more about this loving rock icon!
The untimely death of an iconic singer Freddie Mercury broke many hearts
In his book, Sir Elton John shares how Mercury managed to take care of others even when he was dying