Elvis at 21

Elvis at 21

New York to Memphis

By Alfred Wertheimer (Photographer); Peter Guralnick (Foreword by); Chris Murray (Introduction by)

Insight Editions, Hardcover, 9781933784014, 253pp.

Publication Date: October 31, 2006

About the Author
Alfred Wertheimer (1929-2014) was born in Germany, emigrated to America and settled in Brooklyn as a young boy. Wertheimer s photographs, which first gained national attention after Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977, capture the metamorphosis of pop music and the cultural transformation of America.

Peter Guralnick is the author of numerous seminal works of music and popular culture, including Searching for Roberth Johnson and a two-volume biography of Elvis Presley. He lives in West Newbury, Massachusetts.

Murray is director of Govinda Gallery in Washington, D.C. and has organized over 100 exhibitions of paintings, drawings, and photographs. His love for India and its spiritual culture has led him to travel there frequently.