Related Information for Roy Black Roy Black (January 25, 1943–October 9, 1991) was a German Schlager singer and actor who appeared in several musical comedies and starred in the 1989 TV series Ein Schloß am Wörthersee.Born Gerhard Höllerich in Straßberg near Augsburg, Roy Black attended the gymnasium in Augsburg and, aged 20, founded the rock and roll band Roy Black and His Cannons. His stage name derived from his black hair and his idol Roy Orbison.Roy Black and His Cannons achieved some local.. read more