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Last tribute to Graceland for Lisa Marie Presley, who rests near her father Elvis


Sunday, January 22, hundreds of admirers and relatives of the singer gathered for a tribute ceremony in the legendary home of the Presleys, in Tennessee.

Lisa Marie Presley now rests close to her father Elvis, the


of rock and roll.

She is also close to her son, Benjamin Keough, who committed suicide in 2020. On Sunday January 22, hundreds of admirers and relatives gathered for a tribute ceremony at his legendary home in Graceland, Tennessee.

From dawn, a long crowd lined up to attend this funeral service in Memphis, flowers or photos in hand of the singer and author who died at 54, on January 12, shortly after his emergency hospitalization in California after a cardiac arrest.

The ceremony was to end with a procession to the

'Meditation Garden'

, the Graceland garden where are the graves of Elvis Presley, several members of his family and now his only daughter, Lisa Marie, whom he had with actress Priscilla Presley.

Very close to her father, who had named his private jet

"Lisa Marie"

in her honor , she was 9 years old when he died.

On a stage where a large photo of Lisa Marie Presley was placed, the singer of the Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan, then Alanis Morissette and Axl Rose, the leader of Guns N 'Roses, paid tribute to her.

A choir also sang gospel.

“Grief is the price to pay for love,”

said the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, a friend of Lisa Marie Presley, attributing her words to the late Queen of England Elizabeth II, who died on September 8 2022.

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The great residence of Graceland, where Elvis Presley was found unconscious on August 16, 1977, before his transport to the hospital and his death at the age of 42, has become a mythical place, transformed into a museum and visited every day by tourists and admirers.

It was controlled, until her death, by Lisa Marie Presley.

During her life, the singer had four husbands, including Nicolas Cage and Michael Jackson, and four children.

She released three albums in her career, without meeting the success of Elvis, one of the most famous artists of all time.

Source: lefigaro

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