Céline Dion's Husband René Angélil Dies at 73

He had been battling cancer for some time.

Angélil, who has been married to the famed singer since 1994, had been battling cancer for some time.

"René Angélil, 73, passed away this morning at his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer," a rep for the couple told People magazine. "The family requests that their privacy be respected at the moment; more details will be provided at a later time."