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Fans to pay respects to Bee Gees legend

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.

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Robin Gibb's funeral to take place

Bee Gees Robin Gibb's Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire

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.

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John Travolta: 'We will miss Bee Gees star'

John Travolta pays tribute to Robin Gibb who died today Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

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."

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