Rene Put Absolutely EVERYTHING on the Line
With Celine’s voice having that rare combination of being both power AND beautiful, Rene felt he had a winning formula on his hands: he decided to put everything on the line in order to improve Celine’s chances of finding fame.
In 1981, he mortgaged his own house in order to fund Celine’s first ever record, La Voix Du Bon Dieu. The gamble worked; the song reached number one in Canada. Rene was known to gamble, but this was something else!