“On Nov. 24, 1991, the world lost one of its most singularly dynamic musical forces: Freddie Mercury.
“The singer left behind an impressive legacy, thanks to Queen’s extensive catalog and a reputation for unmatched concert performances.
“Amazingly, Mercury’s mystique seems to have only grown since his death, with stage shows, statues and a massive box-office blockbuster all celebrating the artist’s work.
“As we honor the 30th anniversary of Mercury’s death, UCR asked some of its writers to reflect on the singer’s legacy, where he ranks among rock’s great frontmen and why he remains such a captivating presence three decades after his passing.”
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