Maurice Gibb

1949 - 2003

Maurice Gibb

Maurice Ernest Gibb (; 22 December 1949 – 12 January 2003) was a British musician, singer, songwriter and record producer who achieved fame as a member of the Bee Gees. Although his elder brother Barry Gibb and fraternal twin brother Robin Gibb were the group's main lead singers, most of their albums included at least one or two songs featuring Maurice's lead vocals, including "Lay It on Me", "Country Woman" and "On Time". The Bee Gees were one of the most successful rock-pop groups of all time.Born on the Isle of Man, Gibb started his music career in 1955 in Manchester, England, joining the skiffle-rock and roll group the Rattlesnakes, which later evolved into the Bee Gees in 1958 when they moved to Australia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Gibb has received more than 5,184,554 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 59th most popular musician.

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Among musicians, Maurice Gibb ranks 60 out of 2,258Before him are David Gilmour, Vladimir Horowitz, Mstislav Rostropovich, Brian Jones, Iggy Pop, and Lemmy. After him are Glenn Miller, Glenn Gould, Robert Johnson, Jean-Michel Jarre, Alexander Glazunov, and Ritchie Blackmore.

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Among people born in 1949, Maurice Gibb ranks 19Before him are André Rieu, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Anna Wintour, Lech Kaczyński, Bruce Springsteen, and Abdullah Öcalan. After him are Ken Follett, Jeff Bridges, Carlos the Jackal, Patrick Süskind, Jessica Lange, and Bernard Arnault. Among people deceased in 2003, Maurice Gibb ranks 15Before him are Barry White, Nina Simone, Edward Teller, Robert K. Merton, Ilya Prigogine, and Elia Kazan. After him are Edward Said, Soong Mei-ling, Robert Kardashian, Otto Günsche, Leopoldo Galtieri, and Gianni Agnelli.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Maurice Gibb ranks 282 out of 5,347Before him are Charles Glover Barkla (1877), Brian Jones (1942), Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Harold Pinter (1930), Saint Walpurga (710), and Lemmy (1945). After him are Frederick Sanger (1918), John Boyd Dunlop (1840), John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650), John Hurt (1940), Joseph Merrick (1862), and Jane Birkin (1946).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Maurice Gibb ranks 21Before him are Jimmy Page (1944), Keith Richards (1943), Roger Waters (1943), David Gilmour (1946), Brian Jones (1942), and Lemmy (1945). After him are Ritchie Blackmore (1945), Jon Lord (1941), Syd Barrett (1946), Stuart Sutcliffe (1940), Angus Young (1955), and Robert Fripp (1946).