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Robin Gibb 1949-2012: Bee Gees star's life and career in pictures

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Robin Gibb passed away this morning (May 20) after a battle with colon and liver cancer. He was just 62 years old.

Gibb was a member of the Bee Gees, alongside his twin brother Maurice and older brother Barry.

The trio have released a total of 20 studio albums spanning over four decades. Their biggest hits include 'Tragedy' and Diana Ross collaboration 'Chain Reaction' as well as 'Night Fever' and 'Stayin' Alive' from their soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever.

Gibb also embarked on a lengthy solo career away from the group and scored a number one single in 2009 with a cover of 'Islands in the Stream' in aid of Comic Relief.

From the early days of the Bee Gees to earning a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Digital Spy takes a look back over the life of a music icon.

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