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Roy Black

1943 - 1991

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Gerhard Höllerich (25 January 1943 – 9 October 1991), known professionally as Roy Black, was a German schlager singer and actor, who appeared in several musical comedies and starred in the 1989 TV series, Ein Schloß am Wörthersee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Black has received more than 22,317 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Roy Black is the 717th most popular singer (up from 821st in 2019), the 3,116th most popular biography from Germany (up from 3,232nd in 2019) and the 30th most popular German Singer.

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Among singers, Roy Black ranks 717 out of 3,528Before him are Bobby Vinton, Leonid Utyosov, Lila Downs, Jennifer Warnes, Lotte Lehmann, and Nile Rodgers. After him are Toni Braxton, Alain Barrière, M. S. Subbulakshmi, Paul Young, Eric Carmen, and Gladys Knight.

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Among people born in 1943, Roy Black ranks 270Before him are Michel Ocelot, Hugh Thompson Jr., Andrea True, Udo Zimmermann, Teun A. van Dijk, and Princess Claude of Orléans. After him are Sirajuddin of Perlis, Negasso Gidada, Angélica María, Soledad Miranda, Robert Crumb, and Akinori Nakayama. Among people deceased in 1991, Roy Black ranks 116Before him are Dead, Mario Scelba, Andrzej Panufnik, Abderrahmane Farès, Vilma Bánky, and Louis Seigner. After him are Hitoshi Igarashi, Mort Shuman, Nicholas Poppe, Fred MacMurray, Dagmar Lange, and Luigi Zampa.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Roy Black ranks 3,116 out of 6,142Before him are Lotte Lehmann (1888), Princess Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1700), İlhan Mansız (1975), John Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1594), Walter Hasenclever (1890), and Robert Volkmann (1815). After him are Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt (1652), John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1567), Curt von Bardeleben (1861), Wilhelm von Bode (1845), Augustus the Elder, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1568), and Lothar Emmerich (1941).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Roy Black ranks 30Before him are Michael Kiske (1968), Walter Andreas Schwarz (1913), Hans Hotter (1909), H.P. Baxxter (1964), Lilli Lehmann (1848), and Lotte Lehmann (1888). After him are Hermann Prey (1929), Doro (1964), Tanita Tikaram (1969), Hildegard Behrens (1937), Renate Müller (1906), and Kurt Moll (1938).