Siegfried Fischbacher (Dies At 81) Biography: Wiki, Age, Career, Net Worth, Death Cause

Who is Siegfried Fischbacher? Siegfried Fischbacher Bio/Wiki

Dpa confirms that the illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the remaining member of the duo Siegfried & Roy, died at the age of 81 in Las Vegas. The New York Times is also reporting on the death of Fischbacher.

On June 13, 1939, Siegfried Fischbacher was born to Martin and Maria Fischbacher in Rosenheim.

His mother was a housewife and his father was a talented painter who ended up in the Soviet Union as a prisoner of war during World War II. As a boy, Fischbacher bought a magic book and started to practice illusions. In 1956, he migrated to Italy and began working at a hotel.

Age

He was 81 years old.

Career

In 1957, he joined Horn aboard the cruise ship TS Bremen, where Siegfried was employed as a steward and entertainer. During his nightly magic display, he enlisted Horn, the captain’s bellboy, to help.

The long-time show business partner of Fischbacher, Roy Horn, died in a Las Vegas hospital last year of complications from Covid-19.

He’d been 75. With their incredible magic tricks, the pair amazed millions before one of the act’s prominent white tigers seriously injured Horn in 2003.

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Net Worth

Formerly a duo of magicians and entertainers, Siegfried and Roy had a total net worth of $150 million.

Death Cause

According to Dave Kirvin, his publicist, he died of pancreatic cancer.

Fischbacher’s publicist, according to the Times, said the cause of death was pancreatic cancer.

On Thursday, Dpa said that Fischbacher’s niece, a nun living in Munich, reported that she had died of cancer. Sister Dolore told DPA, “He was at home in Las Vegas.” She said she spoke on the phone with her brother before he died, and together they prayed.

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