Bee Gees' Robin Gibb Dead at Age 62

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Robin Gibb has died at the age of 62. The musician passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012 after battling colon and liver cancer.

Gibb’s family issued a formal statement,

“The family of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees announce with great sadness that Robin passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery. The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time,” continued the statement.

Gibb was best known as a member of the Bee Gees, which he performed in with his twin brother Maurice and older brother Barry.

The band’s hits included “Stayin’ Alive,” “How Deep Is Your Love,” and “Night Fever.”