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Submitted by Clay Rains (United States), Mar 24, 2007 at 02:15

The premise of your entire post is in error. Freddie Mercury was raised a Zoroastrianist -- not a Muslim. You're probably correct though, on his religious convictions. It would appear he wasn't dedicated very strongly to any religion. He appears pretty much secular. But he was not a Muslim, although he was a Middle Easterner. He was raised in a Zoroastrian family. Although, given his Middle-Eastern upbringing, he was probably quite familiar with Islam. There's no record, as far as I know anyway, that he ever was an actual adherant in any way to Islam.

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