Céline Dion’s husband, René Angélil, died at home in Las Vegas this morning at age 73 after a long battle with cancer.
A message posted on Céline’s Facebook page read:
“It is with deep sadness that we announce that René Angélil, aged 73, died this morning at her residence in Las Vegas after a long and courageous fight against cancer. The family wishes to live the mourning in privacy. Other information you will be provided in the next few days.
– Team Celine –
The couple had been married since 1994.
René was Céline’s manager for more than 30 years until stepping aside in 2014 to devote his full attention to fighting a recurrence of throat cancer.