ABC News has reported the death of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, at the age of 62.

"The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce with great sadness that Robin passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery. The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time," family spokesman Doug Wright said.

Gibb is survived by his four children Melissa, Spencer, Robin-John, Snow Robin.

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- RIP Robin Gibb