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René Angelil Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Montréal, Québec, Canada
Died in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA  (throat cancer)

Mini Bio (1)

René Angelil was born on January 16, 1942 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was an actor and writer, known for Celine: Through the Eyes of the World (2010), Omertà (2012) and National Heads-Up Poker Championship (2006). He was married to Céline Dion, Anne-Renée Kirouac and Denyse Duquette. He died on January 14, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Spouse (3)

Céline Dion (17 December 1994 - 14 January 2016) (his death) (3 children)
Anne-Renée Kirouac (23 June 1973 - 4 July 1988) (divorced) (2 children)
Denyse Duquette (11 December 1966 - 12 June 1973) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (10)

His parents were immigrants to Canada from Syria.
Spoke Arabic fluently.
Met his wife-to-be, Céline Dion, when she was age 12 and he was age 38.
Before becoming Céline Dion's manager, he was part of a singing Trio named Les Baronets along with Pierre Labelle and Jean Beaulne.
Had one son with first wife, Denyse Duquette: Patrick Angelil (born January 28, 1968).
Had two children with second wife, singer Anne-Renée Kirouac: Jean-Pierre Angelil (born March 23, 1974) and Anne-Marie Angelil (born June 12, 1977).
His wife Celine Dion gave birth to their son, Rene-Charles Angelil, on January 25, 2001 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Produced René Simard's first albums, and managed Ginette Reno.
His wife Céline Dion gave birth to twin sons, Nelson Angelil and Eddy Angelil, on October 23, 2010 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Rene Angelil passed away only two days before what would have been his 74th birthday.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on the many awards his wife, Céline Dion has won] She has over 200 trophies, and not one in our house; they're in storage. (People magazine, "The Power of Love" by Marisa Laudadio and Karen S. Schneider - December 3, 2007)

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