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November 15th, 2012

Freddie Mercury via BBCAn interview with artist Aleksandra Mir who is attempting to bring the iconic bronze statue of Freddie Mercury in full costume — which is installed in Montreux, Switzerland — back to London’s Trafalgar Square. The band members of Queen commissioned artist Irena Sedlecka to create the piece after Mercury’s death. In 1991, the Westminster Council rejected the statue and had it sent to Montreux.Read the interview via ACE Hotel

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