Brian May Obituary

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Brian May, legendary musician and guitarist of the iconic rock band Queen.

Brian Harold May was born on July 19th, 1947 in Hampton, Middlesex, England. He was best known as the lead guitarist for Queen and was widely regarded as one of the greatest guitarists in rock history. Brian’s unique guitar style, combining classical and rock elements, was a defining feature of Queen’s sound and inspired countless musicians around the world.

Brian May’s contributions to music and popular culture cannot be overstated. With Queen, he wrote and performed some of the most iconic songs in rock history, including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Will Rock You,” and “We Are The Champions.” As a guitarist, he was known for his virtuosic playing and innovative use of the instrument. He was also a talented songwriter and producer, and played multiple instruments on many of Queen’s recordings.

Outside of his work with Queen, Brian May was a dedicated animal rights activist and astrophysicist. He earned a Ph.D. in astrophysics in 2007 from Imperial College London, and was a vocal advocate for the preservation of the natural world.

Brian May’s passing is a profound loss for the music industry and the world at large. He was a true original, a musician whose talent, creativity, and passion inspired generations of fans and musicians around the world. His legacy will continue to be celebrated and cherished for years to come.

Brian is survived by his wife, Anita Dobson, and his children, Jimmy and Louisa. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and fans all over the world. Rest in peace, Brian May, and thank you for the music.