Roy Horn, legendary magician, dies from COVID-19
Legendary illusionist Roy Uwe Ludwig Horn died in Las Vegas on Friday from complications, CBS News confirmed in a statement from his press team. Horn, who was 75, was best known for his part in the magic duo Siegfried and Roy, which became known around the world for incorporating endangered animals into their on-stage illusions.
Horn had tested positive for coronavirus in April, according to CBS affiliate WIAT. He was hospitalized at Mountain View Hospital prior to his death.
“The world has lost one of the greats of magic, but I have lost my best friend,” Horn’s partner in magic, Siegfried Fischbacher, said in a statement.
“From the moment we met, I knew Roy and I, together, would change the world. There could be no Siegfried without Roy, and no Roy …continued .
[Source: CBS News]