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A private funeral service for Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb will take place next week, with a public memorial service planned for later in the year.

In a statement issued Wednesday on behalf of Gibb’s family, his relatives confirmed that a service for “close family and friends” would take place June 8.

No details were disclosed.

The Gibb family requested that mourners offer donations, rather than flowers, to two children’s charities on the Isle of Man, where Gibb was born.

Robin Gibb died May 20 after a long battle with cancer at the age of 62. He founded the Bee Gees in 1958 with his two brothers — Maurice, who died in 2003, and Barry, who is still performing.

Plans have not yet been confirmed for a planned public memorial service.

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