- Freddie Mercury is still one of the world's most admired and celebrated singers, even 28 years after his death
- Many people also admire the Queen lead singer for having had one of the most generous and loving hearts
- He has arranged that his loved ones will continue to receive Christmas presents from him long after he left this world
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Freddie Mercury was adored and worshipped by his fans - they looked up to him in a way that few other singers could boast of.
He was a phenomenal singer, praised for his talent, and had millions of followers. But he was admired for more than just being able to sing like no one else - he was known for being a very loving person.
Express reports that Freddie once said money can't buy happiness, but it can give happiness. And that's exactly what the singer used his fortune for.
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He was always very thoughtful when it came to selecting gifts for those close to him.
"A little gift, a gesture, a nuance... means far more than someone buying you Big Ben."
Even when he was dying, Freddie took the time to choose the perfect items for his family and friends.
According to a close friend of Freddie's, Peter Freestone, the musician took pleasure in looking after his friends.
"He had a birthday book with every single birthday of every friend in there. He wanted to make sure he never forgot a single one."
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Briefly.co.za gathered that his celeb friend Elton John described visiting Freddie during his last days and finding him shopping for gifts.
Freddie also arranged that an incredible gift for loved ones would be delivered to them every single year.
The gifts are paid from his estate and are sent from the luxury store Fortnum & Mason. His godchildren and close friends receive these thoughtful presents every year for Christmas.
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