Profession: Bee Gees Singer
Why Famous: Known as the falsetto voice of the Bee Gees, Gibb co-founded and co-wrote many of the group's enduring hits along with brothers Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb.
The Bee Gees' monumental success, particularly in the late 1970s with the release of Saturday Night Fever (1977), led Gibb to become the second-most successful songwriter in music history behind Paul McCartney.
His trademark falsetto vocals can be heard on songs such as "Stayin' Alive", "Night Fever" and "How Deep Is Your Love". He was knighted in 2018 for his services to music and charity.
- 1970-09-01 "The Bee Gees" singer Barry Gibb (24) weds former Miss Edinburgh Linda Ann Gray
- 1968-03-17 Bee Gees make their US TV debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" performing "To Love Somebody" and "Words"
- 1978-01-21 Bee Gees' album "Saturday Night Fever" goes #1 for 24 weeks
- 1997-05-06 Michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame