OTTAWA, Jan. 16. / Correspondent. Daniel Studnev TASS /. The brother of the popular Canadian pop singer Celine Dion – Daniel Dion – died of cancer at the age of 59 years. This Saturday was reported by representatives of the singer.
“After a long illness, died the brother of singer Daniel”, – the press-secretary of Celine Dion.
He died at his home in Quebec.
On Thursday, also from cancer in the 74th year of his life at his home in Las Vegas (Nevada, US) Celine Dion’s husband died – a famous music producer Rene Angelil. We know that in the last two decades Angelil was suffering from throat cancer.
Dion and Angelil met in 1980 when aspiring singer was 12 years old, and her manager and producer – 38. In order to finance the first record his ward Angelil mortgaged the house. Later, thanks to him, Dion became a world-famous singer. In 1994, they were married. In 2004, after selling more than 175 million albums worldwide, Celine Dion received a diamond award World Music Awards, becoming the best-selling female singer of all time. In 2010, the couple were twins – Eddy and Nelson. Last summer, the singer announced the suspension of all their performances since decided to focus on the care of sick husband.