Bee Gees - Barry Gibb - Robin Gibb - Maurice Gibb

ROBIN GIBB

Full name: Robin Hugh Gibb
Birthday: Dec 22, 1949
Birth place: Douglas (Isle of Man - British Isles)

Height: 1.76 m (5.9 ft)
Hair colour: Brown
Eyes colour: Brown

Marital status: Married to Dwina since 1985, with one child: Robin-John (1983). Robin has two more children from a previous marriage: Spencer (1972) and Melissa (1974)

Home: Robin Gibb lives in England, but has also a house in Miami Beach.

Personality: Unconventional, eccentric, temperamental, sensitive to criticism, deep, witty, down-to-earth, intuitive, shy but charming. Loves reading and history, and is on a macrobiotic diet.

Robin and the Bee Gees: Robin started performing with his brothers Barry and Maurice at the age of 6. During the first years, he mainly sang harmonies, but at 16 he also started writing songs and singing lead. With a unique voice, his vibrato is a trademark of the Bee Gees sound.
He sings lead on many Bee Gees songs such as 'I started a joke,' 'Massachusetts,' 'I've gotta get a message to you', 'And the sun will shine', 'Run to me,' 'For whom the bell tolls,' just to name a few.

Going solo: Apart from working with the Bee Gees, Robin has released six solo albums and a dvd, and is the only Bee Gee who has had No 1 Hits singing solo (More info):

Robin's Reign
(1970)
How Old Are You
(1983)
Secret Agent
(1984)
Walls Have Eyes
(1985)
Magnet
(2003)
Live
(2005)
Live DVD
(2005)

Collaborations: Robin Gibb has:

  • written songs for other artists (Gerry Marsden, Adam Faith, Barbra Streisand, Kenny Rogers... ), 

  • produced or co-produced other artists' works (Clare Torry, Jimmy Ruffin) 
  • and also performed on several albums ('Sesame Street Fever,' 'Times Square' soundtrack, Alistair Griffin's album 'Bring It On'...)

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Sesame Street Fever
(1978)
Times Square
(1980)
Jimmy Ruffin:
Sunrise
(1980)
Alistair Griffin:
Bring It On
(2004)

Links: Robin Gibb Official Website | For Whom The Bell Tolls | Robin Gibb Mania | Robin's Roost | Saved By The Bell | The Prebendal | Through the Years with Robin Gibb | Deutsche Robin Gibb's Homepage

Articles & Interviews:

  1. "My wife comes second to me" (NME, August 30, 1969)

  2. "I nearly died" (Fab 208, October 1969)

  3. "The Bee Gee marriage that's stayin alive" (Australian Women's Magazine, Oct 1979)

  4. "£5 million sting! Bee Gee Robin tells of plot by wife Molly" (Daily Mirror, July 1981)

  5. "£1 million cost of broken marriage" (Scottish Daily Press, May 1983)

  6. "Bee Gee Robin falls for porn queen amid divorce triangle" (Jan 1984)

  7. "Pushing back the frontiers of sexuality" (OK! Magazine, May 1995)

  8. BBC interview with Robin Gibb (excerpt. 2001)

  9. Reuters interview with Robin Gibb  (2001)

  10. "Memories: Robin Gibb" (ABC, August 2002)

  11. Robin Gibb interview with Wave 105 (December 2002 / January 2003)

  12. Robin Gibb's interview with Steve Wright (January 2003)

  13. Robin Gibb on GMTV (January 22, 2003)

  14. "How deep is my love" (Saturday Magazine, Feb 1, 2003)

  15. "Life after tragedy" (The Guardian, Feb 22, 2003)

  16. Robin Gibb in Spain (June 2003)

  17. "Being Robin Gibb" (Fame Academy, August 2003)

  18. "I refuse to believe my brother is dead" (Daily Mail, August 2003)

  19. Robin Gibb and Aistair Griffin interviewed on 'This Morning' (ITV, Dec 4, 2003)

  20. "The secret of stayin alive" (Sunday Independent, June 13, 2004)

  21. Robin Gibb in German magazines (September. In German. 2004)

  22. "Robin Gibb: Bee Gees by Three" (Diner's Club Magazine, September 2004)

  23. "Requiem for dead brother" (Bunte, 2004)

  24. "A holy place for love" (Neue Revue, September 2004)

  25. Robin Gibb interviewed by Simon Mayo (BBC Radio 2, November 2004)

  26. "Singing again without Mo" (Sunday Times, November 2004)

  27. Robin Gibb and Barbara Gibb interview (Hello, December 2004) 

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