Maurice Gibb

Maurice Gibb, CBE ( born December 22, 1949 in Douglas, Isle of Man, † January 12, 2003 in Miami Beach, Florida ) was a pop musician and member of the Bee Gees.


Maurice Gibbs mother was a singer, while his father ran a small orchestra. Unlike twin brother Robin, who arrived 35 minutes early to the world, and brother Barry, he often sang in the background and played bass or keyboard. Maurice was married from 1969 to 1973 with the Scottish singer Lulu. In 1975 he married Yvonne Spenceley. From this marriage two children were born.

In 1970 he published of his solo single Railroad. His solo album The Loner 1970 remained unpublished. He was "the man in the middle " - written and sung by him this song from the Bee Gees album This is where I came in reached in March 2005, the first position of the Turkish charts.

Maurice Gibb was an avid paintball player since 1984 and took his team Royal Rangers Council nationally and internationally and in tournaments.

On January 12, 2003 Maurice Gibb died in Miami, Florida, a few days after bowel surgery. Previously, he had been resuscitated after cardiac arrest. His death marked the end of the existing since 1958 Bee Gees.

On 4 March 2007, a park was reopened after a renovation and officially named after him in Miami Beach at 18th Street and Purdy Avenue.

Discography Albums

  • Sing a rude song, 1970 ( Musical)
  • The Loner, 1970 ( previously unreleased, as Bootleg )
  • Strings and things, 1981 ( previously unreleased )
  • A breed apart, 1984 ( soundtrack, previously unpublished, as Bootleg )
  • The Supernaturals, 1985 ( Soundtrack)

Discography Singles

  • Railroad, 1970
  • The loner, 1972 ( under the pseudonym "The Bloomfields " be published)
  • Hold her in your hand, 1984
  • The Bridge, 2001 ( previously unreleased )
  • Bloomfields