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Bee Gees singer and co-founder Robin Gibb dies

May 21, 2012

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Bee Gees singer and co-founder Robin Gibb died on May 20 2012 following a long battle with cancer, his family has announced. He was 62.

He formed the Bee Gees with his brothers Barry and Maurice in Australia in 1958. The trio went on to become one of the most successful groups of all time, with hits spanning six decades.

His voice featured prominently on the group’s earliest hits, including ‘New York Mining Disaster 1941’, ‘I Started a Joke’, ‘Massachusetts’ and ‘I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You’.

Robin’s twin brother Maurice passed away in 2003 and younger brother Andy died in 1988.

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