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René Angélil

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Angélil in 2009
Born (1942-01-16)January 16, 1942
Died January 14, 2016(2016-01-14) (aged 73)
Resting place Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery (Montreal)
Occupation Singer, manager, director
Years active 1961–2015
  • Denyse Duquette
    (m. 1966; div. 1972)
  • Anne Renée
    (m. 1974; div. 1985)
  • Céline Dion (m. 1994)
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René Angélil (January 16, 1942 – January 14, 2016) was a Canadian singer. He was also the former manager of Celine Dion. He was married to Dion from 1994 until his death.

Angélil was born in Montreal, Quebec. It was previously reported that he had throat cancer. In September 2015, Céline revealed that Angélil's cancer was terminal, and that he had only 'weeks' to live. Angélil died on January 14, 2016 in Henderson, Nevada from the disease at the age of 73.

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