Tributes pour in for Bee Gees legend Robin Gibb

Monday May 21, 2012

Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 62.

Robin, who sold more than 200 million records and notched up dozens of hits with brothers Maurice and Barry, had recently undergone intestinal surgery.

His family announced his tragic death with "great sadness" yesterday prompting an outpouring of emotion from fans and fellow members of the music industry.

Canadian rocker Bryan was among the stars paying tribute, saying: "Robin Gibb RIP. Very sad to hear about yet another great singer dying too young."

British singer songwriter Mick Hucknall wrote: "RIP Robin Gibb. A musical giant".

Meanwhile former X Factor judge Dannii Minogue said: "We start believin' now that we can be who we are - Grease is the word... RIP Robin Gibb."

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