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Siegfried & Roy

A decade after their sensational Strip run came to a dramatic end, the men from bavaria still have the magic. The following are photos of illusionists Siegfried and Roy through the years.

Roy Horn's 67th birthday celebration at the Mirage on Oct. 2, 2011.
Photos: Roy Horn celebrates his 67th birthday at the Mirage
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Roy Horn, one of magic’s most legendary and beloved performers, celebrated his 67th birthday during a private event at Siegfried & Roy’s ...
Siegfried & Roy celebrate Oktoberfest at Hofbrauhaus on Sept. 17, 2011.
Siegfried & Roy win round in sexual harassment lawsuit
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Las Vegas entertainers Siegfried & Roy have won a $37,415 court award against attorneys who have been suing Roy over sexual harassment allegations.
Siegfried & Roy celebrate Oktoberfest at Hofbrauhaus on Sept. 17, 2011.
Photos: Siegfried & Roy kick off Oktoberfest at Hofbrauhaus
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn took on the official duty of tapping the first beers for the start of the traditional monthlong-plus festival. ...
Feds permit MGM Mirage to import 2 dolphins
Animal rights groups had filed a complaint during public comment
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
A federal agency has granted MGM Mirage a permit to import two Atlantic bottlenose dolphins for public display in Siegfried and Roy's Secret Garden on the Las Vegas Strip. The Mirage filed an application April 15 with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service to import two captive Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, a male and a female, from Bermuda for breeding. The permit was granted on Aug. 4 and was published in the Federal Register on Monday, said Jennifer Skidmore, spokeswoman for the service.
Siegfried Fischbacher, right, and Roy Horn present a birthday cake for their tiger cubs at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden at The Mirage.
Roy Horn: More than birthdays to celebrate
LAS VEGAS AT LARGE: Almost six years after vicious attack by tiger, Horn’s rehabilitation is ongoing
Thursday, May 14, 2009
You watch Roy Horn walk, gingerly but with little aid, and you wonder how much more improvement remains in his tireless quest for rehabilitation.
Leeza Gibbons, left, and Teri Hatcher join Larry Ruvo on the red carpet for the 13th annual Power of Love Gala Saturday at the Bellagio. The fundraiser for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health featured the final performance of Vegas legends Siegfried & Roy.
Gathering for a good cause, and good-bye to Siegfried & Roy
Ruvo Center:
Monday, March 2, 2009
Montecore sat onstage, uncaged, unleashed. A few feet away stood Roy Horn, donning a Gothic-style, black-and-white stage costume and acknowledging an audience standing and applauding a singular dramatic moment in Las Vegas history.
Siegfried & Roy, reunited with the big cat Montecore.
Photo Gallery: Gala and 20/20 with Siegfried & Roy ... and Montecore!
Sunday, March 1, 2009
Back in 2003, Roy Horn's favorite tiger made worldwide headlines when the illusionist was injured and the 43-year-long Siegfried & Roy magic career came to an unexpected end.
Siegfried and Roy take final bow for charity
Saturday, February 28, 2009
Siegfried and Roy take final bow for charity
Siegfried and Roy pose for cameras with a litter of tiger cubs.
PETA to protest Siegfried & Roy’s final performance
Friday, February 27, 2009
While the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute hosts its “Keep Memory Alive” charity dinner at the Bellagio on Saturday, PETA members will converge outside to protest Siegfried & Roy’s final performance at the benefit.
Siegfried & Roy to attend weekend charity dinner
Thursday, February 26, 2009
It’s the return to magic that some said would never happen. Even the surgeons and medical specialists said illusionist Roy Horn had died, not once, but three times, on the operating table.
Siegfried & Roy welcome leopard cub to Secret Garden
Friday, February 6, 2009
A new baby leopard cub will be ready for its close-up when it is unveiled to the public at The Mirage’s Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat next Wednesday.
Siegfried & Roy reunion performance scheduled for '20/20' special
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
More than five years after last appearing onstage at The Mirage, Siegfried & Roy are in rehearsals for their much-anticipated reunion and farewell performance. An official announcement is expected that the legendary illusionists will appear in a special hourlong, prime-time installment of the ABC News program “20/20,” to be recorded live at the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute’s Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” benefit gala, scheduled for Feb. 28 at the Bellagio.
Siegfried & Roy are joined by Robin Leach at the Great Santa Run Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008,  in Las Vegas.
Roy Horn defies doctor’s orders and takes part in annual Santa race
GREAT SANTA RUN: Robin Leach participates in the walk with famed Las Vegas illusionist
Saturday, December 6, 2008
Not only did injured illusionist Roy Horn defy his doctor’s orders twice, but he also doubled the distance he walked over last year in today’s Great Santa Run in downtown Las Vegas
Showtime: How Sin City evolved into 'The Entertainment Capital of the World'
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Before central air conditioning and eye-catching neon lights, the Las Vegas Strip entertainment scene started in the western-themed El Rancho Vegas, a motor lodge located on Highway 91.
Siegfried & Roy: Las Vegas' magic duo
Illusionists amazed audiences with help of white tigers
Thursday, May 15, 2008
One of Las Vegas’ most successful acts was born on the high seas when Siegfried Fischbacher met Roy Horn on a cruise ship in 1957. Siegfried worked as a cabin steward, Roy as a waiter. The pair began doing magic tricks for the ship’s passengers and eventually got their own show.

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