Bee Gee Barry Gibb jets in to London to visit ailing brother Robin

Worried Bee Gee Barry Gibb jets in to London to visit his ailing brother Robin

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16:53 GMT, 8 April 2012

Concerned Bee Gee Barry Gibb has flown into London to be by brother Robin's side as fears grow over his health.

Reports today have claimed that Robin's doctors believe he has developed pneumonia since he announced he was in remission form cancer last month.

According to the Sun, Barry has jetted into the UK from Tennessee in the US to join other members of the family, including his son Stephen, at a private clinic in London.

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Superstars: Barry and Robin were two thirds of the Bee Gees along with their late brother Maurice, who died in 2003

The 29-year-old, full name Robin-John, revealed that he was sitting next to his famous father in his hospital bed when the doctor told them the happy news.

'I leant over the bed and I kissed him on the forehead and just said, “I love you”,' RJ told the Mirror.

'Then we sat together for ages, just taking it all in and being together without saying anything.

Family unit: RJ Gibb has described the moment his father Robin was told he was in remission

Family unit: RJ Gibb has described the moment his father Robin was told he was in remission

'It was the best news we could have hoped for. It was the most beautiful feeling and instantly life was so much better.'

Despite being admitted to hospital last week for further intestinal surgery, the 62-year-old singer has been given the all clear.

Now father and son can focus on their upcoming collaborative work for Titanic Requiem.

Together they composed the music for the Royal Philharmonic performance at Westminster Central Hall next week.

Back to work: Robin has been given the all clear by doctors and is looking forward to working with his son on next week's Titanic Requiem premiere

Back to work: Robin has been given the all clear by doctors and is looking forward to working with his son on next week's Titanic Requiem premiere

Robin is excited to get back to work following his unexpected admission to hospital last week.

Gibb had been suffering repeated problems from a twisted bowel.

Frail: The singer was pictured in October looking worryingly thin

Frail: The singer was pictured in October looking worryingly thin

A statement released on the singer's behalf said: 'On Sunday 25 March, Robin Gibb underwent further intestinal surgery.

'He
is currently recovering in hospital and therefore, for the time being,
all existing commitments prior to the Titanic Requiem concert, have had
to be cancelled.'

The chart-topping singer underwent surgery for colon cancer after months of ill health.

In
February he had talked about feeling 'fantastic' following his
treatment and said he had begun to put on weight after looking
increasingly gaunt.

At first his illness was thought to have been due to the hereditary intestinal condition which led to the death of his twin brother Maurice at the age of 52.

Speaking about his cancer, last month he said: 'The prognosis is that it's almost gone and I feel fantastic and really from now on it's just what they could describe as a “mopping-up” operation.'

In an interview earlier this month, Gibb pondered whether his illness is 'karma' for the fame and fortune.he has enjoyed.

‘I sometimes wonder if all the tragedies my family has suffered, like Andy and Maurice dying so young and everything that’s happened to me recently, is a kind of karmic price we are paying for all the fame and fortune we’ve had.

‘But we’ve worked hard for everything we’ve achieved.’