Céline Dion: Singer’s Husband, René Angélil Is Dead
Multiple award winning singer, Céline Dion’s husband, René Angélil passed away yesterday, Thursday, January 14, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Aged 73, René Angélil passed on in his Las Vegas home.
Angélil’s death was announced via a post credited to Celine Dion’s publicist on her website. According to the publicist, “the family requests that their privacy be respected at the moment; more details will be provided at a later time.”
René Angélil is survived by his wife and the couple’s three children, René-Charles, 14, and 5-year-old twins, Nelson and Eddy. He also fathered three adult children from a previous relationship named Anne-Marie, Jean-Pierre and Patrick.