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Roy Horn dies from COVID-19 complications

Last Updated May 8, 2020 at 8:38 pm MDT

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, file photo, the German-American entertainers Siegfried Fischbacher, left, and Roy Uwe Ludwig Horn pose during a photo call, when they visited the evening show "Fantissima" in the leisure park Phantasialand in Bruehl, Germany. Mantecore, the tiger that injured Roy Horn over a decade ago, has died. He was 17. A statement released by illusionist duo Siegfried & Roy on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, said the tiger died from an illness on March 19. No other details were provided. (AP Photo/Hermann J. Knippertz, File)

LAS VEGAS (660 NEWS) – Roy Horn, one half of the iconic Las Vegas duo, Siegfried & Roy, has died Friday due to complications of the coronavirus.

His death comes one week after being tested positive for the virus. Horn’s publicist confirmed his death.

Siegfried and Roy were best known for their stage performances featuring wild and endangered animals.

In 2003, Horn was attacked by one of the tigers he worked with. He suffered complications from the attack and still managed to beat all the odds.

Horn was 75.