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Elvis Presley

By: Che S.
Virginia, Age 11

Elvis Presley was born Tupelo, Mississippi January 8, 1935.
He graduated music class from Humes High School.
His first job was a professional actor; he stared in thirty-three black and white movies. Then he got a new job that he loved, he sang music at clubs. His parents only let him sing gospel music because they hated rock music. He started singing rock behind there backs in 1954 anyway.
He made one-hundred fifty albums, and won fourteen different Grammy awards. His hobbies where science, art, and singing rock music. Elvis Presley died at his Memphis home, Graceland, on August 16, 1977. He lived for forty-two years.