Elvis Research Paper

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According to Google, Genius is defined as someone who is very intelligent or creative,

either in a general or a particular respect. Therefore, it’s not specific to the area of inventors,

scientists, etc. Today, there is a Genius for about every stereotypical category. One of the most

popular and distinguished Genius, who was highly famous during the mid 1950s, is none other

than the ‘The King of Rock and Roll’, Elvis Aaron Presley. Elvis was born on January 8, 1935 in

a “two room shack” with his twin brother, who unfortunately died at birth. Being born into a

substandard life was something he despised. He didn’t want others to know he was poor, so he

would save up for expensive clothes, to be looked up to by others. He was raised
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He not only changed the

minds of just a few, but a countless generations. He showed that a white singer should not be

differentiated due to their skin color, rather, the black singers should consider him equal; as they

have a similar passion for music. Racial breakthrough was not the only recognition Elvis

received in his life, it was only one of many.

[Awards and recognitions] Elvis has received many awards and recognitions throughout

his life, such as Grammy Hall of Fame Award, Grammy Award for Best Inspirational

Performance, NME Award for World’s Outstanding Popular Singer and much more. Elvis also

received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, which according to Wikipedia, is only

given to “performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of

outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording." This is a big deal as this award would

be only given to the best-of-the-best and Elvis was the one. He was born into a business with no

trend, so he created one, which led to a lifelong impact. To be given many Grammies is

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