Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees Dead at 62
6:32 pm, May 20th, 2012
Robin Gibb has died.
The legendary musician passed away on Sunday.
Gibb’s family issued a formal statement that reads, “The family of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees announce with great sadness that Robin passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery.”
“The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time,” continued the statement.
Gibb, who had suffered from colon and liver cancer, was best known as a member of the Bee Gees, which he performed in with his twin brother Maurice and older brother Barry.
The band’s hits included “Stayin’ Alive,” “How Deep Is Your Love,” and “Night Fever.”
Gibb was 62.
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