Bee Gees Singer Robin Gibb Dead At 62
Posted on Mon May 21, 2012 09:00 AM PDT

Robin-Gibb-of-The-Bee-Gee-200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (x17online) - Robin Gibb, co-founder and one-third of the famed Bee Gees, died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He was 62.

"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," a rep for the group said in a statement. "The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time."

Gibb battled colon and liver cancer two years ago and made a brief recovery only to have a secondary tumor develop along with pneumonia.

With Gibb's death, this marks the end of the popular 70s group. Robin's twin brother, Maurice, passed away in 2003 due to complications from a twisted intestine and younger brother Andy died in 1988 from a heart ailment.

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