Robin Gibb, one of the three brothers who made up the iconic singing group, the Bee Gees, who famously contributed disco songs to the soundtrack for 1977′s Saturday Night Fever (including the now-ironic “Staying Alive”), as well as creating a number of other hits in that decade, died early this morning in England following “a long struggle with cancer and intestinal surgery,” according to a statement from his family. He was 62. Diagnosed with colon and liver cancer, Gibb had been in a coma with pneumonia earlier this spring, and doctors believe he also had an additional tumor. Robin’s twin brother, Maurice, died in 2003 from a twisted bowel, and younger brother Andy Gibb – who was not in the Bee Gees – died at 30 from a heart infection.
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