The brothers’ personal lives were as exciting as their spectacular ones as musicians. Only one of the three brothers that comprised the musical act is still alive, and he recently disclosed something quite unusual.
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If the name Barry Gibb seems familiar, it should. Gibb is a British musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for his time with the Bee Gees. The musical act gave the globe incredible tunes like as “How Deep Is Your Love,” “More Than A Woman,” and, of course, “Stayin’ Alive.”
Barry Gibb, who made up one-third of the trio, was well renowned for his high-pitched falsetto. While his singing abilities were lauded, the singer was also noted for his songwriting abilities, which gained him as many, if not more, awards as John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
Gibb and his siblings were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1994. As a member of the Bee Gees, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. In 2002, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and in 2018, he was knighted.
While his work life has been filled with great success, his personal life has been fraught with many terrible tragedies. He lost both of his brothers from the Bee Gees. His love life was also a persistent source of misery for him until he met Linda Gray, the former Miss Edinburgh.
They clicked and married on September 1, 1970. They’ve been through thick and thin together since then. But there was a difficult period in between when a successful actor had his sights set on Gray and was attempting to steal her away from Gibb.