BERLIN (AP) — German information company dpa is reporting that illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of the duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age 81.
The information company mentioned Thursday that Fischbacher’s sister, a nun who lives in Munich, confirmed his demise of most cancers.
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“He was at house in Las Vegas,” Sister Dolore advised dpa. She mentioned she talked to her brother on the telephone earlier than he died they usually prayed collectively.
“I may pray with him and inform him that I’ll at all times be with him in my coronary heart,” she mentioned.
After the decision, he lay down and fell asleep, she added.
Fischbacher’s long-time present enterprise accomplice, Roy Horn, died final 12 months of problems from COVID-19 at a Las Vegas hospital. He was 75.
The duo astonished thousands and thousands with their extraordinary magic methods till Horn was critically injured in 2003 by one of many act’s famed white tigers.
In a press release asserting Horn’s demise in Could, Fischbacher mentioned, “From the second we met, I knew Roy and I, collectively, would change the world. There could possibly be no Siegfried with out Roy, and no Roy with out Siegfried.”