Rudolf Schock


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(b Duisburg, 1915; d Gürzenich, 1986).

Ger. tenor. Opera début Duisburg, then sang chiefly in Berlin, Hamburg (1947–56), and Munich, joining Vienna Opera 1953. CG début 1949 (Rodolfo in La bohème); Salzburg début 1948; Bayreuth 1959. Created Ercole in Liebermann's Penelope, Salzburg 1954. Later sang operetta and for films and tv.

Subjects: Opera.

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