The Grammy Museum, in Los Angeles will open a new exhibition, “Elvis at 21,” on January 8th. It features the photographs of Alfred Wertheimer, who had access to the musician in 1956, just before Elvis became a superstar. The exhibition will kick off with, “A Conversation with Alfred Wertheimer” at the museum on Friday, January 8th at 8:00 p.m. Executive Director Robert Santelli will interview Mr. Wertheimer on the occasion of Elvis’s 75th birthday. Afterwards, Wertheimer will sign copies of ‘Elvis 1956’, the exhibit’s companion catalog. If you can’t get to L.A. and just want to preview some of the photographs you can visit Vanity Fair and of course info for the exhibition can be found at the Grammy Museum Website.
Pic of Elvis with an unknown young woman in the wings of the Mosque Theater, Richmond, Virginia, 1956 by Alfred Wertheimer.