Elvis Presley

Biography Project for Mrs.Hemry's 8th grade Language Arts Class Made by Cora D.

Elvis presley was born on January 8,1935 in Tupeol, Mississippi and died August 16,1977

Significance of my person

  • Learned how to play the guitar
  • Played at party's
  • He got married
  • had a child

Elvis childhood

Elvis was very poor. They had a house that had no electricity or running water, no indoor bathroom. Elvis dad went to jail for 8 months because he tried to cheat someone of money. Elvis mom asked a local pastor to teach Elvis how to play the guitar.

People who influenced Elvis life

  • His mother Gladys
  • His father
  • Frank Smith who taught Elvis hoe to play guitar

Unique facts about Elvis

  • Elvis first song for RCA was about a man whose girlfriend had broken up with him
  • Elvis went to sun studios with his beaten up guitar
  • Elvis dad went to jail  
  • In 1967 Elvis and Priscilla got married
  • In 1973 Elvis and Priscilla got Divorced  


  • Leaned how to play the guitar
  • Got married
  • Had a child
  • Bought a mansion for his family
  • On June 16 Elvis played his last concert

Elvis word of advice to me

  • Hard work pays off
  • Taking advantage of people with skills
  • Cant always be working on your career can sperate your family

Comment Stream

a year ago

This is too bright it hurts my eyes