Mary Austin Biography
(British Star Who Was the Long-Term Friend and Partner of the Rock-Star Farrokh Bulsara)
Born In: Fulham, London
Mary Austin was the long-term friend and partner of the British rock-star Farrokh Bulsara, commonly known as Freddie Mercury, during the 1970s and 1980s. Even though not many music lovers will be familiar with her name, she was one of the biggest influences in the late rock star’s personal and professional life. The couple lived together for a few years in West Kensington, sharing a flat. Austin was Mercury’s muse and he wrote many songs on her, the most popular of them being ‘Love of My Life’. Mercury’s fans and the members of his band Queen were much familiar with the important role Mary played in his life. Mercury also openly spoke about his feelings for her and the influence she had in his life. Despite the profound love they had for each other, the couple never married. Mercury lived a flamboyant life and took many male lovers while Mary Austin eventually moved on to marry another man. Despite this, she took care of Mercury during his last days, and in turn, he left her a hefty portion of his estate.