But Mary, the woman who shared much of her life with the enigmatic showman, and to whom he left his magnificent £20 million Edwardian mansion in West London as well as the bulk of his £9 million fortune, is categoric on the matter: ‘Freddie is definitely not in that cemetery,’ she says. His presence is everywhere.’ The grand piano – at which Mercury composed many of his greatest hits including Bohemian Rhapsody – dominates the room.Mercury, famed as much for his excessive lifestyle as his exuberant stage persona, died from AIDS at a time when it was feared and misunderstood. ‘One morning, I just sneaked out of the house with the urn. On top, sit several silver-framed photographs of Mary and Mercury, in the first flush of romance, laughing lovingly together.
ATTENTION BUYERS These vehicles are being sold as is, where is, with no warranty expressed, written or implied.In the days before his death, his once lithe body now rendered extremely frail by Aids, Freddie Mercury made one final request of the woman he described as ‘the love of my life’.That she, and she alone, should collect his ashes after his cremation and dispose of them at a private location never to be disclosed.The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuine, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith.Although every effort is made on our part to accurately describe vehicle you, it is the buyers responsibility to see that his/her classic and collector car purchase meets their individual criteria.