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Maurice Gibb

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Gibb on TopPop in 1973
Background information
Birth name Maurice Ernest Gibb
Born (1949-12-22)22 December 1949
Douglas, Isle of Man
Died 12 January 2003(2003-01-12) (aged 53)
Miami Beach, United States
Genres Rock, pop, country
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • musician
  • record producer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • bass guitar
  • keyboards
Years active 1955–2003
Labels
Associated acts
  • The Rattlesnakes
  • Bee Gees
  • the Fut
  • Tin Tin
  • Jimmy Stevens
  • the Bloomfields
  • Lulu

Maurice Ernest Gibb, CBE (/ˈmɔːrɪs/; 22 December 1949 – 12 January 2003) was an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.

Gibb was a known as a member of the British pop group the Bee Gees. Although his brothers Barry and Robin Gibb were the group's main lead singers, most of their albums included at least one or two compositions by Maurice, including "Lay It on Me", "Country Woman" and "On Time". The Bee Gees were one of the most successful rock-pop groups ever. Despite being born at the Isle of Man, Gibb was English.

Gibb died of complications from a twisted intestine on 12 January 2003 in Miami Beach, Florida at the age of 53.

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