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Posted: 25 Nov 07, 19:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



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Posted: 25 Nov 07, 19:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

xD sorry, pressed the enter button too fast.
i meant to say, how was freddie's real name spelled?
i always see different ways to spell it and was wondering
what the correct way it.

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Posted: 25 Nov 07, 19:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The first one?

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Posted: 25 Nov 07, 20:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Shamu. His real name was Shamu.


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Posted: 25 Nov 07, 22:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

and his middle name was pluto >.>


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Posted: 25 Nov 07, 23:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie was born in Zanzibar as Farrokh Bulsara on 5th September 1946 to Bomi and Jer Bulsara.
He had no middle name (either as Farrokh or Freddie) let alone Pluto - Lady Nyx - which was always an urban myth.

Here is a link to Farrokh Bulsara's birth certificate:
http://mr-mercury.co.uk/Images/Birthcertificatefreddie.jpg

Here is a link to Elton John's deed poll name change from Reginald Kenneth Dwight to Elton Hercules John
http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/b/b8/Deed_poll_certificate_for_Elton_John.jpg

Here is another link to a picture of very young and sober Farrokh taken in 1965 after a lunchtime session at the pub with his Isleworth Polytechnic student friends. Oh how things would change! (Click on picture to enlarge - and to enlarge again):
http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://mr-mercury.co.uk/Images/Birthcertificatefreddie.jpg&imgrefurl=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddie_Mercury&h=499&w=334&sz=23&hl=en&start=1&um=1&tbnid=qLNU6Jn3S8gvZM:&tbnh=130&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dfarrokh%2Bbulsara%2Bbirth%2Bcertificate%26svnum%3D10%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26rlz%3D1T4GZAZ_en-GBGB227GB227%26sa%3DN


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Posted: 26 Nov 07, 04:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

How many mistakes can a birth certificate have? Whoever filled Freddie's birth certificate must have been very very drunk :)

More to the point, it seems that it says "Faurokh" or "Farrrokh" in that document. But I believe, Farrokh is the most common way to spell it with latin alphabets.

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Posted: 26 Nov 07, 05:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

August R:"...it seems that it says "Faurokh" or "Farrrokh" in that document."

"Farrokh's birth certificate" is very clearly printed at the BOTTOM of the image - and is easily readable.
http://mr-mercury.co.uk/Images/Birthcertificatefreddie.jpg

There is also a way to magnify both the handwritten and printed sections - but I do not know why it does not link to that version.
However, a google image search should be able to turn up a larger copy.



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Posted: 26 Nov 07, 06:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Here is another link to a picture of very young and sober Farrokh taken in 1965 after a lunchtime session at the pub with his Isleworth Polytechnic student friends. Oh how things would change! (Click on picture to enlarge - and to enlarge again):
http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://mr-mercury.co.uk/Images/Birthcertificatefreddie.jpg&imgrefurl=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddie_Mercury&h=499&w=334&sz=23&hl=en&start=1&um=1&tbnid=qLNU6Jn3S8gvZM:&tbnh=130&tbnw=87&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dfarrokh%2Bbulsara%2Bbirth%2Bcertificate%26svnum%3D10%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26rlz%3D1T4GZAZ_en-GBGB227GB227%26sa%3DN




The time period of that pic above reminded me of this one;

http://img151.imageshack.us/img151/8279/youngfjh1.jpg

I can't remember where I saved it from now but if memory serves me right it was found on some old silent film from his college days. Anyone know if this is correct and who the film came from/ended up belonging to?

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Posted: 26 Nov 07, 08:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

John S Stuart wrote:

"Farrokh's birth certificate" is very clearly printed at the BOTTOM of the image - and is easily readable.
http://mr-mercury.co.uk/Images/Birthcertificatefreddie.jpg


Thanks. Never noticed that before. I was just trying to read that horrible handwriting.

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Posted: 26 Nov 07, 08:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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and his middle name was pluto >.>


LOL, I have written on my page: "Farrokh Pluto Bulsara"...I can't remember where I got that from...what about you?


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Posted: 26 Nov 07, 10:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

August R. wrote:

John S Stuart wrote:

"Farrokh's birth certificate" is very clearly printed at the BOTTOM of the image - and is easily readable.
http://mr-mercury.co.uk/Images/Birthcertificatefreddie.jpg


Thanks. Never noticed that before. I was just trying to read that horrible handwriting.


But to be technical, that obviously isn't part of the actual birth certificate. That was added later.



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Posted: 27 Nov 07, 23:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Bigbrotherbp wrote:

Lady Nyx wrote:

and his middle name was pluto >.>


LOL, I have written on my page: "Farrokh Pluto Bulsara"...I can't remember where I got that from...what about you?




haha i saw it on wikipedia years ago (before i knew it was an 'anyone can add what they want semi-factual' type of page)


John stuart, i know its a myth now, and ive known for some time. its why i made it a joke :) i keed.


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Posted: 28 Nov 07, 01:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't think I would trust that birth certificate.


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Posted: 28 Nov 07, 08:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sparrow wrote:

Bigbrotherbp wrote:

Lady Nyx wrote:

and his middle name was pluto >.>


LOL, I have written on my page: "Farrokh Pluto Bulsara"...I can't remember where I got that from...what about you?




haha i saw it on wikipedia years ago (before i knew it was an 'anyone can add what they want semi-factual' type of page)


John stuart, i know its a myth now, and ive known for some time. its why i made it a joke :) i keed.


Haha! Thanks! I recalled! I got that from wiki :D Fuck someone who had edited the Fred's article! :D


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Posted: 28 Nov 07, 22:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Bigbrotherbp wrote:

Sparrow wrote:

Bigbrotherbp wrote:

Lady Nyx wrote:

and his middle name was pluto >.>


LOL, I have written on my page: "Farrokh Pluto Bulsara"...I can't remember where I got that from...what about you?




haha i saw it on wikipedia years ago (before i knew it was an 'anyone can add what they want semi-factual' type of page)


John stuart, i know its a myth now, and ive known for some time. its why i made it a joke :) i keed.


Haha! Thanks! I recalled! I got that from wiki :D Fuck someone who had edited the Fred's article! :D




haha good im not the only one!


and yeah...i wouldnt trust that birth certificate either.

maybe his mother sneezed and didnt spell it right each time? XD


im sorry. im not blaming Mrs Bulsara for her name choosing. his name is actully quite powerful, and well chosen.


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