Freddie Mercury’s remarkable singing voice



It’s now been proved as a scientific fact that Freddie Mercury had an incredible voice.

Freddie Mercury - Live Aid
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Freddie Mercury
Live Aid Concert at Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – 1985

A group of Austrian, Czech, and Swedish researchers have researched Freddie Mercury’s vocals.

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Dr Christian Herbst of the University of Vienna, writes in Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology journal:

“The occurrence of subharmonics aids in creating the impression of a sound production system driven to its limits, even while used with great finesse. These traits, in combination with the fast and irregular vibrato, might have helped create Freddie Mercury’s eccentric and flamboyant stage persona.”

Researchers discovered

– Mercury’s vocal chords moved faster than those of other people. Typical vibrato fluctuates between 5.4 Hz – 6.9 Hz, Mercury’s being 7.04 Hz, and he was able to vibrate something in his throat even Pavarotti couldn’t move.

– Freddie was able to utilise subharmonics, a singing style only Tuvan throat singers can manage – and do this effortlessly,

Unrivalled vocalist, musician and performer.

The Vocal Range of Freddie Mercury –

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