Tomorrow, April 22nd, the first annual Elvis Lecture will be given by Dutch singer songwriter Jan Rot. The annual Elvis Lecture aspires to treat the phenomenon Elvis Presley in a scholarly way: what is the influence of Elvis on popular culture, music, movies, literature in the present day?
Singer songwriter Jan Rot is not only the translator of the lyrics of the Elvis musical All shook Up/Love me Tender, but a great fan as well. He even named his daughter Elvis.
Accoording to Dutch press Jan Rot is one of the most interesting figures of the Dutch popscene.
The first Elvis lecture will be held in the Lutheran Church in Monnickendam, Zuideinde 39. Monnickendam is situated 10 miles north of Amsterdam, 15 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station.
The Elvis Lecture is part of the Elvis in Monnickendam Event. Entrance is free. A free gift is welcome. Venue is open at 8 pm, Jan Rot starts at 8.30 pm.
Source: Email / Updated: Apr 21, 2010