Published on: 21 May 2012 in The Industry
Bee Gees singer and CISAC President Robin Gibb dies aged 62
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Robin Gibb, singer with the Bee Gees and president of CISAC, has died at the age of 62 after a long battle with cancer.
Along with his brothers Maurice and Barry, Robin enjoyed international chart success with the Bee Gees, writing and recording a number of disco classics such as Stayin’ Alive, Night Fever and Jive Talkin’.
In 2007 Robin was elected President of CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers. Acccording to the organisation, Robin used his fame “to persuade global policy makers to support creators and promote and uphold the value of copyright”, fighting tirelessly on the behalf of his fellow artists.
For a far more detailed account of Robin’s activity and achievements as CISAC President, along with tributes from artists and colleagues, please click the Download link below.
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