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Added on 04-Oct-2010

Queen frontman Freddie Mercury has been named as the Greatest Rock Legend Of All Time.



Flamboyant Mercury, who sold 300 million records before he died of HIV induced bronchopneumonia in November 1991, beat Elvis Presley to claim the title.



The tragic star, who was born Farrokh Bulsara in Zanzibar in 1946, formed Queen in 1970 with guitarist Brian May (who hit the list at No.19!) and drummer Roger Taylor. They were later joined by bass player John Deacon.



British born rocker David Bowie came third in the survey carried out among 3,000 rock fans, followed by Jon Bon Jovi, Jimi Hendrix and Ozzy Osbourne.



A spokesman for OnePoll.com which conducted the poll said: “Freddie Mercury had it all, the voice, the image, the stage presence, everything.





Source: http://www.queenonline.com/news/1824/

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