BEE Gees singer Robin Gibb has died on May 20, 2012 at the age of 62 after a long battle with cancer, his family announced.
Gibb had been battling his illness for just over a year-and-a-half, and while he mostly recovered from tumours in his liver and colon, it was feared that he might not have long to live after more tumours appeared.
Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb scaled the heights of the pop world in the 1970s with disco hits including "How Deep Is Your Love", "Stayin' Alive", and "Night Fever".
The Bee Gees, born in England but raised in Australia, began their career in the musically rich 1960s but it was their soundtrack for the 1977 movie "Saturday Night Fever" that sealed their success ,remains instantly recognizable more than 40 years after its release.
Robin's twin brother Maurice died in 2003 from complications relating to a twisted intestine.
The youngest Gibb brotherwho was not part of the Bee Gees , Andy, who was a singer and teen idol, died at the age of 30 in 1988.
Gibb was married twice, to Molly Hullis from 1968 to 1980, and to author/artist Dwina Murphy-Gibb and is survived by three children; Spencer, Melissa and Robin-John,as well as his older brother, fellow Bee Gee Barry Gibb, and his sister Lesley Evans, who lives in Australia.