Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Alfred Wertheimer, photographer whose iconic images of Elvis, has died

Alfred Wertheimer

 
Priscilla Presley: 'There has been no other photographer who Elvis ever allowed to get as up close and personal'
 This March 17, 1956 photo provided by courtesy of Taschen shows, Elvis Presley, left, and band members, Scotty Moore, on guitar, Bill Black on bass, and DJ Fontana on drums, during a live performance on "Stage Show." 

 DRIVING FROM THE JEFFERSON HOTEL TO THE MOSQUE THEATER Richmond, Va. June 30, 1956

This June 30, 1956 photo provided by courtesy of Taschen shows The Kiss, at the Mosque Theater in Richmond, Va. The image is Wertheimer's most iconic photograph, and the identity of the woman was unknown until she came forward in 2011.
Elvis and Barbara Hearn 




ELVIS READING FAN MAIL Warwick Hotel, New York March 17, 1956
 LIVE PERFORMANCE OF BLUE SUEDE SHOES New York March 17, 1956
ELVIS ON HIS HARLEY Shefield, Alabama July 4, 1956 








Elvis arrives at Brooklyn army Terminal. Photo by Alfred Wertheimer - See more at: http://photos.elvispresley.com.au/elvis_sails_brooklyn_army_terminal_1958.html#sthash.i7ngtgv9.dpuf
Elvis arrives at Brooklyn army Terminal. Photo by Alfred Wertheimer - See more at: http://photos.elvispresley.com.au/elvis_sails_brooklyn_army_terminal_1958.html#sthash.i7ngtgv9.dpuf



Elvis arrives at Brooklyn army Terminal. Photo by Alfred Wertheimer - See more at: http://photos.elvispresley.com.au/elvis_sails_brooklyn_army_terminal_1958.html#sthash.i7ngtgv9.dpuf
Elvis arrives at Brooklyn army Terminal. Photo by Alfred Wertheimer - See more at: http://photos.elvispresley.com.au/elvis_sails_brooklyn_army_terminal_1958.html#sthash.i7ngtgv9.dpuf