Rudolf Johann Schock (4 September 1915 – 13 November 1986) was a German tenor.
Schock was born in Duisburg, in the Prussian Rhine Province. He sang a wide
repertoire from operetta to Lohengrin, recording among others opera and lieder,
doing television, radio and film work. Slim and handsome, he made many films.
voice fell almost into the heldentenor fach but was smaller and more ardent
than many voices in that category. Colored distinctly with a rich baritonal
quality, Schock is described by Grove as a "lyric tenor" with a warm
flexible voice, and a "strong top voice" which suited him to
"heroic roles". However the same source feels that his acting left
something to be desired.
Schock - Ave Maria