In the countdown to the cinema release of Bohemian Rhapsody, this short film looks at the early years of Freddie’s life including his birthplace of Zanzibar, his schooling and first musical endeavours in India and his move to London. Directed by Simon Lupton. Freddie Mercury; lead singer of Queen and solo artist in his own right. Songwriter, musician, singer of songs, lover of life. Freddie majored in Stardom while giving new meaning to the word Showmanship. He left a legacy of songs that will never lose their stature as classics and will live on forever.