Roy Horn, half of the famous Siegfried & Roy magic and entertainment act in Las Vegas, has died after being infected with the coronavirus.
Today, the world has lost one of the greats of magic, but I have lost my best friend. 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.
Roy was a fighter his whole life, including during these final 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.”
Roy Horn’ tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 in mid-April and had been responding well to treatment”. However, his condition deteriorated and he died at the age of 75 on May 8 at Mountain View Hospital in Las Vegas.