World famous singer, Celine Dion has lost her husband, Rene Angelil. He died after a long and courageous battle against cancer. He died on Thursday morning in the Las Vegas area after a lengthy fight against cancer, the singer’s representatives said.
“René Angélil, 73, passed away this morning at his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer,” Dion’s representatives said in a statement on her website. The family asked for privacy.
Dion and Angélil have three sons, two of whom are fraternal twins, together. He has two other children from previous marriages.
The Clark County Coroner said Angélil died of throat cancer at his Henderson home while under the care of a physician, NBC reports.