Sister Dolore advised dpa: “He was at dwelling in Las Vegas.”
She mentioned she had talked to her brother on the telephone earlier than he died and that they’d prayed collectively.
“I could pray with him and tell him that I will always be with him in my heart,” she mentioned.
After the name, she mentioned he lay down and fell asleep.
Mr Fischbacher’s long-time showbusiness accomplice, Roy Horn, died final 12 months of problems from Covid-19 at a Las Vegas hospital. He was 75.
The duo astonished hundreds of thousands with their extraordinary magic methods till Mr Horn was critically injured in 2003 by one of the act’s famed white tigers.
Siegfried & Roy tiger dies
In a press release saying Mr Horn’s dying in May, Mr Fischbacher mentioned: “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.”
He later advised Germany’s weekly Bild am Sonntag newspaper that his finest pal would all the time keep by his facet.
“For dinner, I will continue to have the table set for him, too. Like it always was the case. I’m not alone,” dpa quoted Mr Fischbacher as saying.
For years, Siegfried & Roy was an establishment in Las Vegas, the place Mr Fischbacher and Mr Horn’s magic and artistry constantly attracted sellout crowds. The pair carried out six reveals every week, 44 weeks a 12 months.
Mr Horn and Mr Fischbacher, each from Germany, first teamed up in 1957 and made their Las Vegas debut a decade later. Siegfried & Roy started acting at the Mirage in 1990.
The pair gained worldwide recognition for serving to to avoid wasting uncommon white tigers and white lions from extinction.
Their 10 million US greenback compound was dwelling to dozens of uncommon animals over the years. The white lions and white tigers have been the outcome of a preservation programme that started in the 1980s.
The Siegfried & Roy present included animal antics and magic methods, that includes 20 white tigers and lions, the quantity various relying on the evening. The present additionally had different unique animals, together with an elephant.
Speaking after the 2003 assault that injured Mr Horn, Terry Lanni, chairman of MGM Mirage, the on line casino’s mum or dad firm, mentioned: “Throughout the history of Las Vegas, no artists have meant more to the development of Las Vegas’ global reputation as the entertainment capital of the world than Siegfried and Roy.”
Reporting by AP