Bee Gees star Maurice Gibb has died in a Miami
hospital at the age of 53.
The singer had suffered a heart attack during
emergency surgery for an intestinal blockage.
A spokesperson for
his family said he
died in the Mount
care unit about
0045 local time
Gibb, together with Robin and Barry,
was one of the biggest disco stars of
the 1970s as part of the enduringly
successful Bee Gees.
Twin brother Robin was at Maurice's
bedside after flying in from London
just an hour before.
Also present were friends and other
family members, including older
brother Barry, wife Yvonne, and the