Robin Gibb

  • Birth Name: Robin Hugh Gibb
  • Birth Place: Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Died: May 20, 2012
  • Profession: Singer, Composer, Lyricist
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Fast Facts

  • Survivor, along with his first wife Molly, of the infamous Hither Green train wreck of 1967, which killed nearly 50 people.
  • Briefly embarked on a solo career between 1969 and 1970, releasing one album, Robin's Reign, and recording a second unreleased record, before reuniting with his band mate brothers, Barry and Maurice. 
  • Appeared on the title track of the 1978 children's music album Sesame Street Fever.
  • In 1994, was inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, as a member of the Bee Gees, and in 1997 the group received their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • Composed, with his son Robin-John Gibb, his first classical piece, The Titanic Requiem, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the ship, in 2012.
  • In April 2012, developed pneumonia and fell into a two-week coma. He temporarily recovered before passing away in May 2012.

Awards

  • 1978, Grammy — Producer of the Year: Winner
  • 1978, Grammy — Best Arrangement for Voices: Winner
  • 1977, Grammy — Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Group: Winner
  • 1978, Grammy — Album of the Year: Winner
  • 1978, Grammy — Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group: Winner

Relationships

  • Barbara Gibb — Mother
  • Maurice Gibb — Brother
  • Dwina Murphy — Wife
  • Melissa Gibb — Daughter
  • Molly Hullis — Ex-wife
  • Claire Yang — Ex-significant Other
  • Hugh Gibb — Father
  • Lesley — Sister
  • Andy Gibb — Brother
  • Robin-John Gibb — Son
  • Snow Evelyn Robin Juliet Gibb — Daughter
  • Barry Gibb — Brother
  • Spencer Gibb — Son

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