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Robin Gibb dies at age 62…

Robin Gibb, Bee Gees singer has died.

Following the recent death of  Donna Summer,  another defining voice of the disco era, Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees,  has passed on after a long battle with cancer. He was 62.

Robin Gibb helped define the disco subculture of the 1970s. His signature song was “I Started a Joke.” The Bee Gees first emerged as a pop-rock act in the late ’60s, but reinvented themselves in the mid-’70s when Robin, Maurice and Barry Gibb came to public attention with the “Saturday Night Fever” soundtrack.

 

Donna Summer is Dead at 63

The Queen of Disco — died yesterday morning after a battle with cancer, which she believed she contracted from breathing in air particles from 9/11.

Summer was in Florida at the time of her death. She was 63 years old.

The singer had been trying to keep the extent of her illness under wraps as  she focused on trying to finish up an album she had been working on.

Summer was a 5-time Grammy winner who shot to superstardom in the ’70s with iconic hits like “Last Dance,” “Hot Stuff” and “Bad Girls.”

Summer married Brooklyn Dreams singer Bruce Sudano back in 1980. They had two daughters together.