BERLIN (AP) – German news agency dpa reports that illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of the Siegfried & Roy duo, has died in Las Vegas at the age of 81.
The news agency said Thursday that Fischbacher’s sister, a nun who lives in Munich, had confirmed her death from cancer.
“He was at home in Las Vegas,” Sister Dolore told dpa. She said she spoke to her brother on the phone before his death and that they prayed together.
“I could pray with him and tell him that I will always be with him in my heart,” she said.
After the call, he lay down and fell asleep, she added.
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