Fans are expected to pay respects to Bee Gees star Robin Gibb as his body is taken in a horse-drawn carriage to his funeral in Oxfordshire.Read the full story ›
A service is due to take place today at St Mary's Church in Thame, Oxfordshire, to pay respect for Bee Gees legend Robin Gibb, who died last month.
Gibb's body will betransported in a glass-sided carriage, with his coffin visible, drawn by fourhorses.
His family said that it was his wish to "say a final goodbye to fans and his home town of Thame".
The carriage will leave from his home before heading along the town's high street and then making its way to the church.
The funeral of Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb will take place later today.
Fans are expected to line the streets to pay their final respects to late singer as his body is taken in a horse-drawn carriage to his funeral today.
The 62-year-old singer died from kidney failure last month after fighting cancer and pneumonia and suffering from a serious bowel condition.
Devotees of the Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb will have a chance to say goodbye when his hearse passes through his home town on FridayRead the full story ›
The funeral of late Bee Gees star Robin Gibb will take place next week.
The event on June 8th will be attended only by "close family and friends", but a memorial service is to be arranged for later in the year. There has been speculation that this will take place at St Paul's Cathedral in London.
Robin died on May 20th after a long battle against cancer.
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TV personality Carol Vorderman has told ITV News that Bee Gees star Robin Gibbs had a "deep sense of justice" and that Gibbs was involved heavily in charitable pursuits.
Vorderman said that it was the Bee Gees star who instigated the 'bomber command memorial fund' for World War II soldiers.
Veteran singer Cliff Richard has told ITV News that the death of Bee Gees star Robin Gibbs was "shocking". Richard said the Bee Gees were his "favourite band of all time" and said their vast array of musical work was "fantastic".
John Travolta who danced his way to stardom in Saturday Night Fever to the Bee Gees' distinctive soundtrack, paid tribute to Robin Gibb today. Travolta said:
"I thought Robin was one of themost wonderful people - gifted, generous and a real friend to everyone he knew.And we'll miss him."
"The Who" singer Roger Daltrey and Robin Gibb's cousin Justine Gibb speak about the Bee Gees star following his death. Daltrey said Gibb was a "lovely guy" and that he was able to "move" people as a singer.