Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-01-14 09:06:03 –
Berlin (AP) — German news agency dpa reports that Siegfried Fishbacher, a surviving member of the illusionist Siegfried & Roy, died in Las Vegas at the age of 81.
The news agency said Thursday that the sister of a nun, Fishbacher, who lives in Munich, confirmed his cancer death.
“He was at home in Las Vegas,” Sister Drawer told dpa. She talked to her on the phone before her brother died and said they prayed with him.
“I was able to pray with him and I was able to tell him that I was always with him,” she said.
She added after the phone he slept on.
Fishbacher’s longtime partner, Roy Horn, died in May of the age of 75 from a complication of COVID-19.