Adhémar Dion Wikipedia: Celine Dion’s Father

Adhémar Charles Dion was a French-Canadian butcher. He was born on March 2, 1923, in Gaspé Peninsula, Québec, Canada. He grew up in a family of butchers and learned the trade from a young age. He eventually opened his own butcher shop in the heart of Montreal. He was best known as the father of Celine Dion.

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Adhémar Dion Wife

Adhémar Dion was married with Thérèse (née Tanguay, 1927–2020), a homemaker. They married in 1945. Couple children names are Denise Dion (b. 1946; daughter), Clément Dion (b. 1947; son), Claudette Dion (b. 1948; daughter), Liette Dion (b. 1950; daughter), Michel Dion (b. 1952; son), Louise Dion (b. 1953; daughter), Jacques Dion (b. 1955; son), Daniel Dion (1956-2016; son), Ghislaine Dion (b. 1958; daughter), Linda Dion (b. 1959; daughter), Manon Dion (b. 1960; daughter), Paul Dion (b. 1962; son), Pauline Dion (b. 1962; daughter) and Céline Dion (b. 1968; daughter).

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Adhémar DionWiki
Birthdate2 March 1923
ParentsCharles-Adelard Dion,
Ernestine Beriault
Death date30 November 2003
SpouseThérèse Dion (m. 1945–2003)
GrandchildrenRené-Charles Angélil,
Marie-Michele Dion,
Valérie Dion

Adhémar Dion Death Reason

Adhémar Dion died on November 30, 2003 in Laval, Québec, Canada. He died at the age of 80. He holds Canadian nationality.

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Adhémar Dion Facts

  • Adhémar Dion was raised a Roman Catholic in a poor but, by her own account, happy home in Charlemagne.
  • Music had always been a major part of the Dion family, and she was named after the song “Céline”, which French singer Hugues Aufray had recorded two years before her birth.
  • She had dreamed of being a performer, from an early age.
  • She collaborated with her mother and her brother Jacques to write and compose her first song, “Ce n’était qu’un rêve”, at the age of 12.
  • During a concert on the Incognito tournée, she injured her voice, in 1989.

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