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6 items from 2016


John Travolta and Barry Gibb Pay Tribute to Grease and Saturday Night Fever Producer Robert Stigwood

5 January 2016 5:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

John Travolta and Barry Gibb have paid tribute to Robert Stigwood. The longtime manager of the Bee Gees and Eric Clapton died at 81, it was announced Monday. Travolta, who starred in Stigwood's productions Saturday Night Fever and Grease, expressed his condolences telling People, "Robert changed the world and only for the better and he was certainly important to my career. His legacy lives on and he will forever be remembered." The Australian-born producer's death was announced by his godson and Robin Gibb's son Spencer on Facebook. "I would like to share the sad news with you all, that my godfather, »

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John Travolta and Barry Gibb Pay Tribute to Grease and Saturday Night Fever Producer Robert Stigwood

5 January 2016 5:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

John Travolta and Barry Gibb have paid tribute to Robert Stigwood. The longtime manager of the Bee Gees and Eric Clapton died at 81, it was announced Monday. Travolta, who starred in Stigwood's productions Saturday Night Fever and Grease, expressed his condolences telling People, "Robert changed the world and only for the better and he was certainly important to my career. His legacy lives on and he will forever be remembered." The Australian-born producer's death was announced by his godson and Robin Gibb's son Spencer on Facebook. "I would like to share the sad news with you all, that my godfather, »

- Karen Mizoguchi

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Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees Manager and Film Producer, Dead at 81

4 January 2016 7:46 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Robert Stigwood, manager of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame groups like Cream and the Bee Gees and producer of films like Saturday Night Fever and Grease, passed away. Stigwood was 81. Spencer Gibb, the son of Bee Gees' Robin Gibb and Stigwood's godson, was the first to confirm Stigwood's death, Reuters reports. No cause of death was given.

"A creative genius with a very quick and dry wit, Robert was the driving force behind The Bee Gees career, as well as having discovered Cream, and subsequently managing Eric Clapton, »

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Robert Stigwood, ‘Grease’ & ‘Saturday Night Fever’ Producer, Dies at 81

4 January 2016 6:17 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rock opera and disco impresario Robert Stigwood, who produced “Grease” and “Saturday Night Fever” and managed the Bee Gees, died Jan. 4 at 81. Stigwood also produced Broadway shows including “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Evita.”

Spencer Gibb, the son of Bee Gee Robin Gibb, confirmed the news on Facebook.

“I would like to thank Robert for his kindness to me over the years as well as his mentorship to my family. ‘Stiggy,’ you will be missed,” he wrote.

Born in Australia, Stigwood moved to England and launched a theatrical management agency, soon turning to music. He managed hit bands Cream and the Bee Gees during the late 1960s and early ’70s, and then started producing for Broadway.

Jesus Christ Superstar,” the first show from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, was a huge Broadway hit in 1971. He also produced the 1973 film version. The vogue for “rock operas” continued with the 1975 film “Tommy, »

- Variety Staff

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Robert Stigwood Dies: Produced ‘Grease’, ‘Saturday Night Fever’ & Broadway Classics

4 January 2016 5:18 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Robert Stigwood, the former music manager who produced the highest-grossing film musical in Hollywood history — Grease — along with Saturday Night Fever, Tommy and Broadway shows including Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita, has died. He was 81. Stigwood managed the Bee Gees during their heyday, and Robin Gibb’s son confirmed the news on Facebook. He called Stigwood “a creative genius with a very quick and dry wit.” Born on April 16, 1934 in Adelaide, Stigwood relocated to… »

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Robert Stigwood -- Legendary Bee Gees Manager Dies

4 January 2016 9:19 AM, PST | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Robert Stigwood, the famed music exec behind the Bee Gees, Cream and several huge movies and musicals ... has died. Stigwood was the agent and manger for the Bee Gees as well as rock legends Cream before he went on to form Rso (Robert Stigwood Organisation). Rso produced famous musicals like "Hair" and "Jesus Christ Superstar." His biggest success as a producer though would be the movies "Saturday Night Fever." Of course the soundtrack for that »

- TMZ Staff

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