German-American magician, best known for being part of the magical duo Siegfried and Roy, Siegfried Fischbacher has died age of 81 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, according to what was posted on Bild website.
Siegfried Fischbacher had two days after disclosed to the public about his health status. He revealed that he was suffering from terminal pancreatic cancer.
The entertainment star was “discharged from a clinic at his own request” and went back to his Las Vegas home were he was cared for by “two hospice workers,” He had “12-hour operation” to remove a malignant tumor the report from Bild claims.
Last year 2020 Siegfried Fischbacher lost his longtime partner Roy Horn. Roy died after suffering from complications caused by COVID-19 in May.
Following Roy’s passing, Siegfried said in a statement, “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.”
The two stars in the entertainment industry were well known in Europe for decades — particularly in their native Germany — but they shot to worldwide fame after launching their Las Vegas show.