Roy Horn of the famous Siegrfried & Roy duo has died at the age of 75 from complications caused by the coronavirus.
According to a press release, the legendary performer succumbed to the illness in a Las Vegas hospital on Friday afternoon.
“Today, the world has lost one of the greats of magic, but I have lost my best friend,” said Siegfried Fischbacher.
“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 without Siegfried.”
He continued, “Roy was a fighter his whole life including during these final few days. I give my heartfelt appreciation to the team of doctors, nurses and staff at Mountain View Hospital who worked heroically against this insidious virus that ultimately took Roy’s life.”