That was bad science, as we know now. I'm not going to elaborate further. As the first major rock star to die of AIDS, Mercury's death represented an important event in the history of the disease. As It BeganLondon: Gigi's birthday was Sept 23rd.
It wasn't until November 23,that he issued a statement that said in part:
Archived PDF from the original on 24 February The song was originally recorded inwhen it was included on the soundtrack for the restoration of the Fritz Lang film Metropolis. He was more upfront with his bandmates, but never told his family why he was ill. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence.