Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender
- A Life in Pictures
- Unprecedented access to one of the world's greatest artists and showmen
- 120 colour and black and white photographs
- 144 pages
- 9.3 in. x 11 in.
The Great Pretender, a Life in Pictures gives fans unprecedented access to one of the world's greatest artists and showmen. This official book about the lead singer of the rock band Queen contains superb photographs of Freddie Mercury in all aspects of his life. There are photographs from the private collections of his parents, Mr and Mrs Bulsara, from Brian May, as well as portraits by many famous contemporary photographers. Since the release of Bohemian Rhapsody, even more fans have discovered his amazing talents as performer and songwriter. This lavishly illustrated book celebrates Freddie's life as part of the British music scene, lovingly and painstakingly recounted in pictures and insightful text. These images capture the man in the moment through many stages of his life. Compiled by Richard Gray, The photographer and graphic designer behind some of Queens most recognizable imagery. 120 colour and black and white photographs Author: Sean O'Hagan Compiler: Richard Gray Hardcover 144 pages 9.3 in. x 11 in.