Maureen Bates is the former wife of Barry Gibb whom he married on 22 August 1966 when he was 19 years old. The couple divorced in 1970.
About Barry Gibb
Barry Gibb is a British musical virtuoso and a renowned figure in the music industry, having achieved global acclaim as a pivotal member of the iconic Bee Gees.
His extraordinary vocal range, marked by a distinctive high-pitched falsetto, sets him apart.
Gibb’s songwriting prowess rivals legends like Lennon and McCartney, boasting a record for the most consecutive Billboard Hot 100 number ones, totaling an impressive sixteen.
With a career spanning over six decades, Gibb’s impact is undeniable. His accolades include inductions into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, showcasing his enduring influence.
Recognized by Q magazine as the 38th “Greatest Singer” in 2007, Gibb holds the Guinness World Record as the second most successful songwriter, surpassed only by McCartney.
Knighted in 2018 for his contributions to music and charity, Gibb continues to shape the musical landscape, exemplifying a lifetime dedicated to artistic excellence.