Roy Horn, one half of famed Las Vegas magic duo Siegfried & Roy, passed away at 75 years old after contracting coronavirus according to various reports.
We just got a statement from Siegfried, who told us, “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.”
Siegfried goes on … “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 died Friday, a little more than a week after testing positive for COVID-19.
Horn announced that he had tested positive for coronavirus back on April 28th.
Here’s the statement released by Horn’s publicist