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Freddie Mercury's Home Receives Landmark Blue Plaque

09/02/2016
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(Classic Rock) The West London home where Freddie Mercury moved to with his family from Zanzibar in 1964 has been awarded a Blue Plaque, 25 years after his death. Blue Plaque are used the in UK as a historical marker.

The plaque was unveiled by Brian May and the late Queen icon's sister, Kashmira Cooke, in a ceremony held by English Heritage - days before what would have been the late Queen icon's 70th birthday.

Mercury's parents, Jer and Bomi Bulsara, chose to move to the 22 Gladstone Avenue property in Feltham as one of Jer's sisters lived in the town. Cooke tells BBC: "The house had no central heating. We were not familiar with coal fires and had to be shown how to light it." Read more here.

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