Queen singer Freddie Mercury dies of AIDS, 1991.

On November 24th, 1991, Queen front-man Freddie Mercury passed  away from pneumonia brought on by AIDS. Mercury told the public that he was suffering from the disease just two days before his death.

Freddie Mercury was only 45 when he passed away but his music and charismatic stage presence has gone down in musical history.

STV News features a short video interview with Brian May talking about Freddie Mercury’s legacy in the fight against Aids and awareness of The Mercury Phoenix Trust.

Clip – STV News