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October 3rd, 2011 8:25am EDT

Freddie MercuryLate pop icon Freddie Mercury is to be honored at this year's Asian Awards with a special tribute to his life.

The Queen rocker, who died of Aids-related pneumonia in 1991, would have turned 65 last month

And to mark the occasion, heads at the prize giving are planning to celebrate Mercury's achievements at the ceremony at the Grosvenor House in London on October 18th.

The singer's pal and bandmate Brian May will attend the special event, which honors the achievements of individuals born in or with family originating from parts of Asia.

Mercury, real name Farrokh Bulsara, was Parsi and was born in Zanzibar, East Africa and educated in Bombay, India.

 

 

 

Freddie Mercury

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