Robin Gibb: Will attend 'Titanic Requiem'

Posted
Thursday March 8, 2012

LONDON -- Bee Gees star Robin Gibb will return to the stage after a serious illness for a performance of his requiem for victims of the Titanic disaster.

Organizers say Gibb will attend the Royal Philharmonic’s premiere performance of "The Titanic Requiem" in London on April 10, and will perform a new song, "Don’t Cry Alone."

The classical composition commemorates the April 1912 sinking of the ocean liner and the loss of more than 1,500 lives.

The 62-year-old Gibb was hospitalized late last year for stomach and colon problems, but told the BBC last month he was making a good recovery. He did not disclose the nature of his illness but said a growth on his colon had been removed.

The Bee Gees had a string of hits in the disco era, including "Stayin’ Alive."

-- The Associated Press


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