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Queen was a rock band created in 1971 in London (England). Its members were Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Brian May (guitar, vocals), John Deacon (bass guitar, vocals), and Roger Taylor (drums, vocals).They become an iconic group through its extended discography: Queen (1973), Queen II (1974), Sheer Heart Attack (1974), A Night at the Opera (1975), A Day at the Races (1976), News of the World (1977), Jazz (1978), Live Killers (1979), The Game (1980), Flash Gordon (1980), Hot Space (1982), The Works (1984), A Kind of Magic (1986), Live Magic (1986), The Miracle (1989), Innuendo (1991), Made in Heaven (1995). Queen's logo was designed by Mercury, and it consists in the zodiac signs of the four members of the band. In 1991, Mercury died of bronchopneumonia (due to a complication of AIDS), and in 1997 Deacon decided to retire. However, the band continues in active with the two remaining members and several guest singers. In 2002 Queen got a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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