Why Freddie Mercury’s Voice Was So Great, As Explained By Science

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I always encourage students to be unique. To ‘let go’ of what they think their voice should sound like and embrace what makes them stand apart from others. Every voice has the ability to be individual and not copy another vocalist! Freddy Mercury’s voice is a beautiful example of this!

Vocal teacher and biophysicist, Professor Christian Herbst was part of a team of scientists who scientifically examined what made Mercury’s voice so different and engaging!

I encourage you to read the article and listen to the mp3 to hear sections of the analysis!

Mercury is widely regarded as one of the best singers in rock history. Now, a recent study aims to explain why the late Queen frontman’s voice was so special.

Source: Why Freddie Mercury’s Voice Was So Great, As Explained By Science


Here is another video of Freddie’s mum talking about him as a child learning music and band members talking about the first time he sang with the band. It’s not what you expect!

My personal analysis coming soon!

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