Happy Birthday Elvis!

by Chris Murray on January 8, 2018

Elvis Reading Fan Mail. © Alfred Wertheimer.
Today is Elvis Presley’s birthday. This photo of Elvis was taken by the late, great Alfred Wertheimer in New York City at the Warwick Hotel in 1956, just a few weeks after Elvis’ 21st birthday.

elvis 1956 govinda gallery alfred werthemier

The cover of Elvis 1956, published on the occasion of the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Elvis at 21, co-organized by the National Portrait Gallery and Govinda Gallery.

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1 response to “Happy Birthday Elvis!”

  1. Christine Nassikas says:

    Such beautiful photos. Happy Birthday Elvis!!

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