Presley, Elvis
(1935-1977)
   United States. Singer. The legendary singer reportedly comes from a Romany background, with his mother Gladys Love Smith being an English Romany. His surname, common as Priestley among Scottish Travelers, may indicate that he also has Traveler blood from his father's side.

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  • Presley, Elvis — ▪ American singer and actor Introduction in full  Elvis Aaron Presley  or  Elvis Aron Presley (see Researcher s Note) born Jan. 8, 1935, Tupelo, Miss., U.S. died Aug. 16, 1977, Memphis, Tenn.       American popular singer widely known as the… …   Universalium

  • Presley, Elvis — • ПРЕ СЛИ (Presley) Элвис (8.1.1935 16.8.1977)    амер. певец, актёр. Прославился в 50 е гг. как один из ведущих эстрадных исполнителей рок н ролла. Синкопич. ритмы, остроэмоциональная манера исполнения, экстравагантность одежды и поведения,… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Presley, Elvis — ► (1935 77) Cantante estadounidense. Popular intérprete de rock. Protagonizó varias películas: El barrio contra mí y Estrella de fuego, entre otras …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Presley, Elvis (Aaron) — born Jan. 8, 1935, Tupelo, Miss., U.S. died Aug. 16, 1977, Memphis, Tenn. U.S. popular singer, the King of Rock and Roll. Presley was raised in Memphis, where he sang Pentecostal church music and listened to black bluesmen and Grand Ole Opry… …   Universalium

  • Presley,Elvis Aaron — Pres·ley (prĕsʹlē, prĕzʹ ), Elvis Aaron. Known as “the King.” 1935 1977. American singer and actor whose numerous hit records, such as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog,” and “Don t Be Cruel,” and charismatic manner greatly influenced American… …   Universalium

  • Presley, Elvis (Aaron) — (8 ene. 1935, Tupelo, Miss., EE.UU.–16 ago. 1977, Memphis, Tenn.). Cantante popular estadounidense, conocido como el rey del rock and roll. Criado en Memphis, donde cantaba música de la Iglesia pentecostal y escuchaba a músicos negros de blues y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Elvis Aaron Presley — Elvis im Weißen Haus, Dezember 1970 Elvis Presley (* 8. Januar 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi, Vereinigte Staaten; † 16. August 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA; gebürtig Elvis Aron Presley später Elvis Aaron Presley) war …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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