Roy was a German-American magician and entertainer, best known for their appearances with white lions and white tigers. It was composed of  the duo Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn

From February 1, 1990, until Horn’s career-ending injury on his birthday on October 3, 2003, the duo formed Siegfried & Roy at the Mirage Resort and Casino, which was regarded as the most-visited show in Las Vegas, Nevada. From August 2004 to May 2005, Fischbacher and Horn were executive producers of the animated sitcom Father of the Pride.

Roy was survived by his mother Johanna Horn

the duo Seigfried and Roy

Cause of death

On April 28, 2020, Horn’s publicist stated that he “tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 and is currently responding well to treatment”. However, his condition deteriorated, and he died at the age of 75 on May 8, 2020, at Mountain View Hospital in Las Vegas during the COVID-19 pandemic. The duo’s spokesman, Dave Kirvin, announced Horn’s death and said it was due to complications from the disease. Fischbacher stated that “the world has lost one of the greats of magic, but I have lost my best friend”.

Roy Horn Profile Summary

Full Name Uwe Ludwig Horn
Date of Birth October 3, 1944
Occupation Magicians, Entertainers
Marital Status
No. of Children
Date of Death May 8, 2020
Age of Death 75
Cause of Death COVID-19


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