Robert Stigwood, who managed bands including the Bee Gees and Cream and produced the hit films "Grease" and "Saturday Night Fever", has died aged 81, friends and his godson said Tuesday. Spencer Gibb, son of Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, reported Stigwood's death on Facebook. Show More Summary
The Bee Gees manager Robert Stigwood was announced dead on Monday night. Spencer Gibb, Robin Gibb’s son and Stigwood’s godson let the world know through Facebook, reports People. “I would like to share the sad news with you all, that my godfather, and the longtime manager of my family, Robert Stigwood, has passed away. Show More Summary
His death was announced Tuesday on Facebook by Spencer Gibb, son of Bee Gees member Robin Gibb.
The music mogul produced both “Grease” and “Saturday Night Fever”. Born in Adelaide, Australia, in 1934, Stigwood moved to Britain in his 20s and managed Eric Clapton and Cream before signing brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb, collectively known as the Bee Gees. He later moved into movies, producing films of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim [...]
Robert Stigwood, manager of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame groups like Cream and the Bee Gees and producer of films like Saturday Night Fever and Grease, passed away. Stigwood was 81. Spencer Gibb, the son of Bee Gees' Robin Gibb and Stigwood's godson, was the first to confirm Stigwood's death, Reuters...
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An album of unreleased songs by Robin Gibb will be released in September, compiled by his widow and his son.
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Click over to Billboard for their photo essay on this year's passings in the pop music world. Donna Summer, Whitney Houston, Adam Yauch, Don Cornelius, Davy Jones, Robin Gibb, Etta James, Dick Clark...and on and on. I can't remember the last time to many huge names died in the same year.
War veterans behind the Bomber Command Memorial say they face financial ruin after a funding shortfall leaves them liable for more than £500,000. Late Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb fronted a five-year campaign to secure funding for the memorial from both public and private donations. Show More Summary
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The four-track release for Pet Shop Boys' latest single Winner includes the below tribute to Bee Gees vocalist Robin Gibb, who died of colon cancer in May. While Neil Tennant's plaintive voice seems quite well suited for this song, I'm afraid it doesn't approach the beauty of Gibb's anguish-drenched original. Available now on iTunes.
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What in the world!?! We've seen some tacky magazine covers in our day, like this one of Newsweek's haunting Princess Diana, but Globe really knows how to take the cake!! Capitalizing on Robin Gibb and Donna Summer's tragic deaths, the tabloid actually has the audacity to ask which celebrity will die next! And we know [...]
A private service will take place June 8.
A private funeral for Bee Gee Robin Gibb, who died earlier this month, will be held June 8 in the U.K., according to a message posted on the musician’s Web site. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked fans to send donations to twoShow More Summary
It was so sad to hear that Robin Gibb had passed away, but at least he's getting a proper memorial. The Bee Gees singer will be honored at London's St Paul's Cathedral in September during a public memorial service. Three months earlier, however, his body will be laid to rest during a funeral near his home in [...]