Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried & Roy has died on the age of 81.
In accordance with a press launch, the magician handed away in his Las Vegas house on Jan. 13 after a battle with pancreatic most cancers. Whereas funeral providers are anticipated to be personal, the discharge famous there might be plans for a public memorial at a later date.
For years, Fischbacher and Horn entertained crowds in Las Vegas, performing with their large cats. However in 2003, a tiger named Mantecore bit Horn and dragged him off the stage in entrance of a stay viewers. Whereas Horn survived the incident, their magic present at The Mirage was canceled. In 2009, the duo carried out with Mantecore once more in a present to learn the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Middle for Mind Well being. In actual fact, the press launch requested followers mourning the demise of Fischbacher to donate to the clinic in lieu of flowers.
Fischbacher and Horn formally retired in 2010, and Mantecore died in 2014. Nevertheless, the illusionists’ legacy continued at The Secret Backyard of Siegfried & Roy at The Mirage.