Céline Dion is coping with the loss of her beloved husband René Angélil, followed by the death of her brother just two days later. Click here for the full story, only in PEOPLE.
“Dear @CelineDion – Every time you look at your children’s faces, you will see René,” Streisand, 73, wrote, including a throwback photo of her embracing Dion, 47. “With love and strength – B.”
The divas’ bond goes back to 1997, when they recorded their epic duet “Tell Him.”
For much more on Dion and Angélil’s love story and how the singer is focusing on the couple’s children, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.
A source close to the “Because You Loved Me” singer told PEOPLE Dion has been staying strong for her and Angélil’s three children – René-Charles, 15, and 5-year-old twins Eddy and Nelson.
According to the source, Dion is “extremely heartbroken,” but is “very good at and has always been about putting on a brave face.”