Hard Rock Revealed As Winning Bidder Of Elvis Presley's Iconic Gold Leaf Piano, Making It The 80,000th Memorabilia Piece
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock has 80,000 reasons to celebrate its world-famous memorabilia collection this week. At the recent Icons & Idols: Rock n' Roll Auction event at Julien's Auctions Beverly Hills, Hard Rock International, known for its memorabilia at locations worldwide, has acquired its 80,000th piece — Elvis Presley's 24-karat gold leaf grand piano. The most important piano to be offered from Elvis Presley's history will join Hard Rock's priceless collection of invaluable memorabilia pieces including handwritten lyrics, clothing and instruments from new and legendary music stars like Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, The Beatles, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Jimi Hendrix and many more.
"Elvis Presley's iconic gold piano has now become a cornerstone addition to our world-famous collection, and we couldn't be happier to celebrate such a milestone with The King's prized possession," said Hamish Dodds, Chief Executive Officer at Hard Rock International. "Hard Rock has been curating its priceless music memorabilia collection and sharing with guests around the world for more than 43 years, and Elvis' piano is an important piece of music history that we can't wait to share with our guests."