Rene-Charles Angelil, the husband of award-winning singer Celine Dion, died on Thursday 14th January 2016 at his home in Henderson, Las Vegas after a long and protracted battle with throat cancer. He was 73 and fought a courageous battle with Celine by his side. The announcenent was nade on Rene's Facebook page. It said:
"It is with deep sadness that we announce that Rene Angelil, aged 73, died this morning at her residence in Las Vegas after a long and courageous fight against cancer," said Team Celine.
"The family wishes to live the mourning in privacy. Other information you will be provided in the next few days."
Rene-Charles Anglil was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1999. The couple have sons Rene-Charles, 14, and twins Nelson and Eddy, 5. Rene-Charles also has 3 children from a previous relationship.