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Andy Gibb Biography

Full nameAndrew Roy Gibb
Know asAndy Gibb, Gibb, Andy
Birth placeManchester, England, UK
Birth date1958-03-05
Died1988-03-10
Lived30 years, 0 month, 5 days
Star signPisces
OccupationSinger, musician, recording artist, performer, actor
Height5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Andrew Roy Gibb Biography:

Andy Gibb was born in England in 1958. He started his career in Australia before relocating to Miami to work together with his brother, Barry Gibb. While Andy Gibb pursued a solo singing career, his brothers formed the popular 1970s group the Bee Gees. Andy gained popularity and commercial success along with his record Shadow Dancing. Nevertheless, he fought with drug addiction and afterwards declared insolvency. He expired in 1988.

The son of a band leader as well as a vocalist, Andy Gibb moved along with his family, which likewise contained sister Lesley, to Australia when he was quite young. There his brothers had a successful television show and began their recording career. The family later returned to England where the Bee Gees actually started to flourish.

Gibb was still a youngster when his brothers had their first big hit as the sib singing group the Bee Gees. His brother Barry motivated Andy to pursue his own interest in music and gave Andy his first guitar. He dropped out of school in his early adolescents to follow his passion for music. In a interview with People magazine, Gibb afterwards said “Everybody said I Had regret leaving school so youthful, however there was nothing else I’d rather have done.”

He along with his band mates split up, yet, while they were in Australia attempting to encourage the group. Before long, Gibb had a new group called Zenta. He eventually brought the attention of Robert Stigwood, who’d helped propel his brothers to popularity.

Andy Gibb Biography