In the history of music, Elvis Presley (1935-1977) marked a before and after. Through his charisma and personality, he offered his fans unforgettable experiences, and different performers have tried unsuccessfully to emulate his unique style over the years. Elvis Presley’s biography tells you everything you need to know about his life.
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Presley was born Elvis Aaron Presley on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. Presley’s parents, Gladys Love Presley and Vernon Elvis Presley, were expecting twins, but Elvis’s brother died during childbirth. After moving to Memphis, the young man developed a deep love for music, and at 15 he joined a local band that played small events.