George Klein Biography – George Klein Wiki
George Klein was an American disc jockey and television host.
George Klein first met Elvis Presley when the two attended Humes High School in Memphis. They became lifelong friends until Presley’s death in 1977. George appeared in the 1957 film “Jailhouse Rock,” was a groomsman during Elvis’ wedding in 1967, and was a pallbearer at Elvis’ funeral in 1977. He also served as an advisor on many of Elvis’ projects, including the now classic recordings during the late 1960s at the California Recording Studios in Memphis. It was George who suggested that Elvis record the song “Suspicious Minds.”
He wrote two books: The first, Elvis Presley: A Family Album, was published in 2007 by Little, Brown and Company, an imprint of Hachette Book Group. The second, Elvis: My Best Man: Radio Days, Rock ‘n’ Roll Nights; and My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley, was co-written with Chuck Crisafulli and published in 2011 by Three Rivers Press.
Klein was inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame in 2013. In 2018, he was inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.
George Klein Age
He was born on October 8, 1935 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. He died on February 5, 2019 aged 83.
George Klein Wife
He was married to Barbara Little Klein Bauer. They married December 5, 1970 inside Elvis’ Las Vegas Hilton Hotel suite, and Elvis was George’s Best Man. Barbara Klein passed away on December 20, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee, after a battle with cancer.
George Klein Health – George Klein DJ Health
He has died aged 83 after a long battle with illness.
George Klein Death
He died on February 5, 2019 aged 83.
George Klein Cause of Death
A cause of death has not been revealed yet.