Alfred Wertheimer Passed Away

We just received the news from several sources that Alfred Wertheimer passed away, just before his 85th birthday on November 15. Alfred was the photographer that followed Elvis for days in 1956. The picture below is one of his most iconic Elvis-shots.

The Kiss by Alfred Wertheimer

Source: Various / Updated: Oct 21, 2014 
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snowplow floater (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 22, 2014report abuse
A great man once said "we're God's children, we all got to die. But Alfred had an artistic eye and took the greatest Rock. 'N' Roll pics I've ever seen and I Love Rock 'n' Roll. Sad.
Deano1 (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 21, 2014report abuse
Very sad news. Rest in peace Mr. Wertheimer.
benny scott (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 21, 2014report abuse
Slowly but surely one by one they leave us. Rest in peace Mr. Wertheimer. Thanks indeed for all the great pics. Always El.
little jimmy tompkin (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 21, 2014report abuse
Thanks for all those wonderful photo's R.I.P.

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