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Maurice Gibb

Musician + Singer-songwriter
Male
Born Dec 22, 1949

Maurice Ernest Gibb, CBE was a Manx-born English musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. He was born in the Isle of Man to English parents, the twin brother of Robin Gibb and younger brother to Barry. He is best known as a member of the singing/songwriting trio the Bee Gees, formed with his brothers. Their younger brother Andy was a popular solo singer. The trio got their start in Australia, and found major success when they returned to England.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1949 Birth Maurice Ernest Gibb was born in Douglas, Isle of Man, on 22 December 1949, the son of Hugh and Barbara Gibb. … Read More
In January 1955, the Gibbs moved back to Manchester, England.

TEENAGE

1963 13 Years Old 1 More Event
After numerous group name changes, finally the name evolved into the Bee Gees. By January 1963 the Gibbs moved to Sydney. … Read More
By 1964, Gibb made his first appearance as an instrumentalist on the beat-influenced "Claustrophobia".
1965 15 Years Old Around 1965, the Gibb brothers worked with Trevor Gordon, Michelle Rae and Noeleen Batley.
In 1966 the three Gibb brothers wrote their first song, "The Storm".
1967 17 Years Old In March 1967 the Gibb brothers worked with Billy J. Kramer recording "Town of Tuxley Toymaker, Part 1". … Read More
1968 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 1968 the Marbles released their first and only successful hit "Only One Woman" a song which co-written by Gibb.
…  After the group's break-up in 1969, Gibb released his first solo single, "Railroad", but his first solo album, The Loner, has never been released.

TWENTIES

In April 1970 Gibb released his first solo single, "Railroad" backed with "I've Come Back". … Read More
1971 - 1972 3 More Events
In 1973, Gibb produced and play bass on Jimmy Stevens' unreleased numbers with musicians Alan Kendall, Jimmy McCulloch, Pete Willsher, Zoot Money and singer Paul Jones.
1975 25 Years Old He married his second wife, Yvonne Spenceley Gibb, on 17 October 1975. … Read More
1978 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1978, Gibb produced with Steve Klein the Osmonds' album Steppin' Out, features a cover version of Bee Gees' "Rest Your Love on Me".

THIRTIES

1980 30 Years Old In 1980, Gibb co-wrote with Tim Rice "Last Affair of the Heart", which was recorded by Elaine Paige in AIR Studios in London along with "Secrets" and "Carried Away".
1982 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1982, Gibb took part in Barry's original demo recording of the song "Eyes That See in the Dark", a song intended for Kenny Rogers' album of the same name.
1985 35 Years Old In 1985, Gibb sang background vocals on Larry Gatlin's songs "Indian Summer", available on Gatlin's album Smile with Gatlin and Roy Orbison on lead vocals; another track "Didn't We Call It (Falling in Love)" was not released.
1986 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1986, Gibb produced Carola's album Runaway.

FORTIES

1991 41 Years Old Maurice's alcoholic nadir came in 1991, when he pulled a gun on his wife and kids after a month-long bender.
1992 42 Years Old 1 More Event
Woman's Day Australia, 3 October 1992. "Maurice Gibb: Demon Drink", page 8. … Read More

FIFTIES

Gibb died unexpectedly at the age of 53, at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida, on 12 January 2003 of a cardiac arrest, while waiting to undergo surgery for a twisted intestine, with his wife, children, and brothers at his side. … Read More
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