Who was Barry Gibbs mother? Meet Barbara Gibbs

Barbara Gibb was the mother of music icon Barry Gibb. She passed away in 2016.

About Barry Gibb

Barry Gibb is a British music icon who gained global recognition as a pivotal member of the legendary Bee Gees.

Renowned for his expansive vocal range, Gibb’s distinctive high-pitched falsetto became his trademark. His songwriting prowess is unparalleled, sharing a record with Lennon and McCartney for the most consecutive Billboard Hot 100 number ones.

Over a remarkable 60-year career, he’s written or co-written an impressive sixteen Billboard Hot 100 number ones.

Gibb’s accolades include induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame (1994), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1997), and a notable ranking as the 38th greatest singer by Q magazine in 2007.

Guinness World Records recognizes him as the second most successful songwriter, trailing only McCartney.

His contributions to music were further honored with a CBE in 2002 and a Knight Bachelor in 2018.

In 2022, he was appointed an Honorary Companion of the Order of Australia.