Robin Gibb Biography

Robin Hugh Gibb, CBE was a singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as a member of the Bee Gees, formed with his brothers Barry and Maurice Gibb. Their younger brother Andy was also a singer. Gibb joined his first band the Rattlesnakes which formed in Manchester, England.

Gibb was born on the Isle of Man to English parents, Hugh and Barbara Gibb; the family later moved to Manchester before settling in Redcliffe, a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. Gibb began his career as part of the family trio. When the group found their first success, they returned to England where they achieved worldwide fame. In 2002, the Bee Gees were appointed as CBEs for their "contribution to music". however investiture was delayed until 2004. With record sales estimated in excess of 200 million units, the Bee Gees became one of the most successful pop groups of all time. Music historian Paul Gambaccini described Gibb as "one of the major figures in the history of British music" and "one of the best white soul voices ever". After a career spanning six decades, Gibb last performed on stage in February 2012 supporting injured British servicemen and women at a charity concert at the London Palladium. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Robin Gibb
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Actor, Musician, Record producer, Film Score Composer
Ethnicity:
Manx people
Date of Birth:
December 22, 1949
Astrological Sign:
Capricorn
Date of Death:
May 20, 2012
Age at Death:
62
Cause of Death:
Pneumonia, Colorectal cancer, Liver cancer
Marriages
Robin Gibb Timeline
  • 1967-11-05
    The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. The survivors include Bee Gee Robin Gibb.
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