Death of Maurice Gibb

December 22, 1949 - January 12, 2003
Miami Beach, Florida | Age 53

Member of singing group The Bee Gees dies at age 53
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Maurice Gibb, who with his brothers built the Bee Gees into a disco sensation that ruled the charts in the late '70s with hits like "Stayin' Alive'' and "More Than a Woman,'' died Sunday at the age of 53.

The bass and keyboard player had been admitted to Mount Sinai Medical Center four days earlier to have emergency surgery for an intestinal blockage. He suffered cardiac arrest before the operation.

"To our extended family friends and fans, with great sadness and sorrow we...

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