Elvis Presley Biography

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Name: Elvis Aaron Presley

Birth date: January 8, 1935 - August 16, 1977

Profession: Singer

Best works: Jailhouse Rock, It's Now or Never

Why you should read it: He is one of the few 20th century icons and the king of Rock and Roll. A reference for any musician and music lover. 

Social networks: @ElvisPresley, facebook

Elvis Aaron Presley, known as Elvis Presley, is considered to be one of the greatest cultural icons of the 20th century. Regarded as the "king of Rock and Roll", his fame and popularity knows no boundaries. He has many biographies, but we have selected the best ones for you. 

Elvis is one of the most influential musicians of all time, performing also in numerous movie films. According to his biographies, his musical career was very prolific and his commercial successes were accompanied by favorable critiques. His premature death at the age of 42 in 1977 shocked everyone. The reasons of his death is said to be his abuse of prescription drugs during several years. Find out more about Elvis' life story in any of the selected biography books below. 

Elvis Presley is considered the best-selling solo artist in history, with more than 600 million records sold around the world. With hits like Love me tender, Don't be cruel, Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock or It's now or never he will be remembered till the end of times.