MUSICIAN

Maurice Gibb

1949 - 2003

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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 in Douglas, Isle of Man, to Hugh and Barbara Gibb, 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 6,795,987 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Maurice Gibb is the 84th most popular musician (down from 58th in 2019), the most popular biography from Isle of Man (up from 282nd in 2019) and the most popular Musician.

Maurice Gibb is most famous for being a member of the Bee Gees.

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Maurice Gibb ranks 84 out of 2,675Before him are Nat King Cole, Giorgio Moroder, Stuart Sutcliffe, Lou Reed, Cosima Wagner, and Richard Wright. After him are Angus Young, Paco de Lucía, Robert Fripp, Benny Goodman, Richard Clayderman, and João Gilberto.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Maurice Gibb ranks 24Before him are Bernard Arnault, Lech Kaczyński, Abdullah Öcalan, Ken Follett, Jessica Lange, and Slavoj Žižek. After him are Patrick Süskind, Carlos the Jackal, Bobby Farrell, Luis Sepúlveda, Robin Gibb, and Alla Pugacheva. Among people deceased in 2003, Maurice Gibb ranks 17Before him are Nina Simone, Edward Teller, Edward Said, Ilya Prigogine, Robert Kardashian, and Elia Kazan. After him are Soong Mei-ling, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Otto Günsche, Gianni Agnelli, Leopoldo Galtieri, and Maurice Blanchot.

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In Isle of Man

Among people born in Isle of Man, Maurice Gibb ranks 1 out of 10After him are Robin Gibb (1949), Barry Gibb (1946), Edward Forbes (1815), Ned Maddrell (1877), Mark Cavendish (1985), Samantha Barks (1990), Kieran Tierney (1997), Peter Kennaugh (1989), and Amy Jackson (1991).

Among MUSICIANS In Isle of Man

Among musicians born in Isle of Man, Maurice Gibb ranks 1After him are Barry Gibb (1946).