Maurice Gibb told Larry King in 2002 that their father, Hugh Gibb, "literally died when Andy died."
It was a "guilt thing," according to Robin Gibb, who told King that
his father was "very bitter for three years" after Andy's death. Hugh
Gibb died in 1992.
In 1997, the Gibb brothers paid tribute to Andy at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Gibb Family Heartbreak
Andy Gibb's 1988 death wasn't the only heartbreak the family had to endure.
The Brother's Gibb, as they were sometimes called, began to sing in
harmonization and write songs together as young boys in England. But
over their 50-year career they have seen their share of solo adventures,
career slumps, suffered through the disco backlash, been the punch line of jokes and endured personal loss.
was the lead singer of the Bee Gees but Barry Gibb's signature falsetto
sound on songs like "Nights on Broadway" dominated the group during
their glory days.
The group had exceptional success in the late 1960s and 70s, becoming
a disco sensation with blockbuster hits "Stayin' Alive" and "Night
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