Barry and Robin came back to Manchester to receive a Degree In Music from the University of Manchester.
They also received one for their brother Maurice.
The three brothers became Doctors In Music
Later that same day Barry and Robin were present at the opening of a new studio in
Chorlton - Manchester. This studio is named after Maurice and from now on will be called:
The Maurice Gibb Recording Studio.
Below photo material as well as some of the many articles written about these two major Events inwhich Barry and Robin were honored together with their brother Maurice.
1 Barry leaves for the University
2 Robin leaves for the University
3 Tribute, the Gibb Brothers in their gowns
4 Degree In Music, during the ceremony
Bee Gees Receive Honorary Degrees
Doctors in Music, Barry and Robin Gibb, May 12th. 2004.
"University of Manchester news centre"
Boogying back to the "70s by: Deborah Haile
"He finally got top billing" by:Sam Preece
"South Manchester Reporter"
Degree of Bee Gee hysteria by: Deborah Haile
Sadness behind Bee Gee day of honour
Bee Gees Robin and Barry Gibb were returning to their roots on Wednesday to open a school recording studio named in memory of their brother Maurice.
Bee Gees go back to their roots
Web site of the Chorlton High School www.oakwood.manchester.sch.uk/