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René Angélil, Céline Dion's Husband, Dies At 73

The former musician who also managed Céline Dion's career had been battling throat cancer since 1999.

By Christian Bryant | January 14, 2016

René Angélil, Céline Dion's husband, has died at 73 years old. 

A message on Dion's official Facebook account read that Angélil died Thursday morning in Las Vegas.

Angélil had been battling throat cancer since 1999. 

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The Canadian-born Angélil was a musician and later managed Dion. They were married in 1994. 

Angélil is survived by his wife and five children.

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