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Freddie Mercury: 15 rare photos before his death that will break your heart

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11/ Back to basics

Rock stars aren’t different to normal people. Every week Freddie went to see his mum even when he was weakened by the disease.

12/ Goodbye

Fans that didn’t know what was behind the glitter as the signer didn’t want to announce his disease to the public until he was on his death bed.

13/ Solemn

A photo with a lot of emotion, the understanding that you have lived a live full of ups and downs.

14/ Black and white portrait

A striking photograph that makes you think of the great burden that weighed down on the singers shoulders.

15/ Never without my cats

Freddie Mercury had a particular passion for cats and he had dozens of them. They stayed with him up until his last days.

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