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Roy Horn of Vegas duo Siegfried & Roy dead at 75 from coronavirus – CNBC

Siegfried Fischbacher (L) and Roy Horn, of the duo Siegfried & Roy.

Reuters, Steve Marcus

Roy Horn, fifty percent of the famed Las Vegas magic and enjoyment duo Siegfried & Roy, has died of troubles related to coronavirus, spouse Siegfried Fischbacher claimed in a assertion Friday. He was seventy five.

Last month Horn examined favourable for the virus that will cause COVID-19, a spokesperson for the duo explained. He was staying handled at a Las Vegas medical center.

Much more from NBC Information:

“Nowadays, the environment has missing a single of the greats of magic, but I have dropped my best buddy,” Fischbacher mentioned. “From the minute we satisfied, I understood Roy and I, collectively, would adjust the planet. There could be no Siegfried devoid of Roy, and no Roy without having Siegfried.”

They set on demonstrates in Las Vegas for decades, and their do the job with big cats turned a staple of entertainment on the Strip.

In 2003, a 380-pound tiger, Mantecore, little bit Horn’s neck for the duration of a display at the Mirage Las Vegas. It dragged him off phase. The attack crushed his windpipe and left the then-sixty-12 months-outdated partly paralyzed, ending the long-operating “Siegfried & Roy” production.

Horn was born in wartime Germany as “bombs were being exploding all all-around” his mother, in accordance to the pair’s web-site.

The duo met a lot more than sixty in the past when they labored on a cruise ship, Horn as a steward and Siegfriend as a magician, according to the statement. Horn ended serving to with the act.

“Roy was a fighter his total everyday living which include for the duration of these last times,” Fischbacher explained. “I give my heartfelt appreciation to the crew of medical professionals, nurses and workers at Mountain See Medical center who worked heroically versus this insidious virus that in the long run took Roy’s lifestyle.”


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