"René Angélil, 73, passed away this morning at his home in Las Vegas after a long battle with throat cancer.
Céline Dion disclosed this on her website.. See what she wrote below
Rene Angelil passed away this morning at his home in L Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer
— Celine Dion (@celinedion
She even put her career on a temporary hold to help him fight the disease.
Angélil is survived by his wife and the couple's three children, René-Charles, 14, and 5-year-old twins Nelson and Eddy -- and his adult children from a previous relationship, Anne-Marie, Jean-Pierre and Patrick.
RIP to him