Bee Gees

English-Australian pop group; sibling trio

The Bee Gees were a British pop group. The group consisted of three brothers. All three were born on the Isle of Man to English parents: Barry Gibb (born 1 September 1946), and twins Maurice Gibb (22 December 1949 – 12 January 2003) and Robin Gibb (22 December 1949 – 20 May 2012). They performed together for almost 40 years. They are most famous for their album, Saturday Night Fever, the soundtrack for the movie of the same name. They stopped performing after Maurice died. The two other brothers reunited as a duo in 2009. In 2012 Robin died. They had a younger brother, Andy Gibb (1958–1988), who was also a singer.

Bee Gees
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The Bee Gees performing on Dutch television in 1968. From left to right: Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb
Background information
OriginIsle of Man/ Manchester, England.
GenresPop, rock, blue-eyed soul, disco
Years active1958–2003, 2009–2012
LabelsFestival Records, Polydor, Atco, RSO, Warner Bros.
Associated actsAndy Gibb
Websitewww.beegees.com
Past membersColin Petersen
Vince Melouney
Geoff Bridgford
Barry Gibb
Maurice Gibb
Robin Gibb

Group historyEdit

The brothers were born on the Isle of Man then in 1955, they moved to Manchester before moving to Australia. In January 1967, they returned to England, where they started to become internationally famous. In 1975, the brothers moved to Florida, USA, to live and record.[source?]

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