Celine Dion's brother Daniel Dion dead at 59, two days after husband Rene Angelil

Celine Dion's Brother Daniel Dies Just Days After Her Husband Rene Angelil
Celine Dion's Brother Daniel Dies Just Days After Her Husband Rene Angelil


Just two days after her husband, René Angélil, succumbed to cancer, Celine Dion's brother, Daniel, has died. He was 59.

Celine's rep confirmed the news to ET on Saturday. Daniel -- who was one of Celine's 13 siblings -- passed away in Montreal after fighting brain, tongue and throat cancer.

WATCH: Celine Dion's Brother Very Ill With Cancer

On Friday, Celine's rep confirmed that Daniel was fighting a serious battle with cancer, and Celine and Daniel's sister, Claudette, told The Journal of Montrealthat Daniel only had "a matter of days or hours" to live.

After the family learned Daniel was dying, they gathered by his bedside.

WATCH: Celine Dion's Husband Rene Angelil Dies at 73

It has been an extremely difficult week for Celine, as René died on Thursdayafter his own battle with throat cancer, as ET previously reported.

Celine has already canceled her upcoming Las Vegas shows on Jan. 16 and Jan. 17 following René's death.

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