Céline Dion’s Husband Has Died

René Angélil, 73, battled cancer for many years

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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 –

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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.