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Freddie Mercury’s piano sold for 2.2 million dollars

Freddie Mercury's piano has just been sold at an auction by Sotheby's following the huge success of the exhibition: Freddie Mercury - A World of His Own. The piano is a 1973 Yamaha G2 purchased by the star when he was on the cusp of stardom and remaining his faithful companion for the rest of his life.

The instrument was used to compose some of the greatest songs of the 20th century and was part of larger collections which earned the auction house more than 15 million dollars. Read for more

Picasso: auction houses to sell his works in June

The works of Pablo Picasso are certainly the most sought after by collectors all over the world. The last auctions of his paintings have registered impressive records. Only a month ago the work “Fillette à la corbeille fleurie” (‘The girl with a basket of flowers’) painted in 1905 was sold for an exorbitant sum of 115 million dollars to a mysterious buyer. Three years earlier, on the other hand, to…