Dating an opera singer
Singer-songwriter Freddie Mercury was born Farrokh Bulsara on September 5, 1946, in Zanzibar, Tanzania.He studied piano in boarding school in India and befriended numerous musicians at London's Ealing College of Art. Mercury died of AIDS-related bronchial pneumonia on November 24, 1991, at age 45.
Joan Sutherland's career was so solid and durable – and those are miserable words for a thing of such brilliance – that it might seem perverse to fix on one night of it.
The idea that opera is just fat people getting up to sing is a complete fallacy. It's not him I have a problem with, it's this old myth images like that are perpetuating.