Maurice Gibb CBE

Maurice Ernest Gibb CBE (1949 - 2003)

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Maurice Ernest Gibb CBE
Born in Douglas, Isle of Manmap
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Brother of [private sister (1940s - unknown)], [private brother (1940s - unknown)], and
Husband of [private wife (1940s - unknown)]
[children unknown]
Died in Miami Beach, Florida, USAmap
Profile last modified 29 Dec 2019 | Created 15 Mar 2017
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Maurice Ernest Gibb was born 22 December 1949, Douglas, Isle of Man, the Fraternal Twin of Robin Gibb. Maurice had a heart attack prior to his surgery to correct an intestinal blockage, (twisted intestine) he died on 12 January 2003, too weak to pull through. Maurice' death occurred in Miami Beach, Florida. It was discovered that he had a congenital condition called "ischemic enteropathy." [1][2][3] [4] [5]

Maurice was born into the musical family of Hugh Gibb and Barbara Pass.[6]

Music Career

  • One of 3 brothers of the BeeGees with older brother Barry and Maurice' twin brother Robin. Their brother, Andy, was also a singer.
  • Grammy Awards[7]
    • 1977 Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Group
    • 1978 Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group, Best Arrangement For Voices, Producer Of The Year,
    • 2003 Grammy Legend Award (with brother, Barry)[8]
  • 1997 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


  1. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.Maurice Ernest Gibb [Maurice E Gibb] Gender: Male Race: White Birth Date: 22 Dec 1949 Birth Place: Douglas Isle, United Kingdom Death Date: 12 Jan 2003 Type of Claim: Alien not authorized to work. Notes: 13 Sep 1977: Name listed as MAURICE ERNEST GIBB; 30 Jan 2003: Name listed as MAURICE E GIBB.
  2. BBC On this Day 12 January 2003
  3. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 July 2019), Mr Maurice Gibb, Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 12 Jan 2003; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, ( : 2014); citing Commercial Appeal, The, born-digital text.
  4. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 July 2019), Maurice Gibb, Illinois, United States, 13 Jan 2003; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, ( : 2014); citing Belleville News-Democrat, The, born-digital text.
  5. Find A Grave, database and images ( accessed 01 July 2019), memorial page for Maurice Gibb (22 Dec 1949–12 Jan 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7075769, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "Maurice Gibb," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed July 1, 2019).
  7. Past Winners Search, accessed 15 Mar 2017
  8. Robin & Barry Gibb, accessed 15 Mar 2017

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Curious why this is yellow(?) locked when Maurice died before Robin and Robin's profile is open?
posted by Melanie Paul

Maurice is 34 degrees from Peter Roberts, 29 degrees from Emma Smith and 31 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.