René Angélil, the husband and manager of R&B legend, Celine Dion has died at the age of 73 “after a long and courageous fight against cancer”.
This was announced on Celine Dion’s Facebook page on Thursday evening.
According to the short statement, Angélil died at the couple’s Las Vegas residence.
The family has however asked that they be allowed to mourn his death in silence.
The statement signed Team Celine 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.”