As the sad news of Robin Gibb's death spread across the Internet on Sunday, fans and colleagues took to Twitter to share their memories of the late Bee Gee. The icon's passing falls on the heels of Donna Summer's recent death, and thus struck many fans as another painful reminder of a fading era.

Gibb's family has released the following statement:

"The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce with great sadness that Robin passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery. The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time."

Take a look at fan reactions in the gallery below, and share your memories of Gibb and the Bee Gees' music in the comments section below.

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  • Down To Mars Chick.

  • Lia Natalia

  • Paul Hawkins

  • Leah Coombs

  • Hope Hodge

  • Jillian Ann

  • Jay. Ed is better

  • Sarah E Dicks

  • Malot Tracy

  • Vinny Lama

  • Lana

  • Ricardo Rivas

  • Dirty Steeeve

  • Gwynne

  • R. Alhabsi Dian .M

  • Diana Somarriba

  • Steve Parkin

  • Benny

  • graham rawlinson

  • JERMZ SG

  • Aural Notes

  • Ruben Reveles

  • Paul Stephens

  • Clint Lagerberg

  • Lauren

  • Louisa Sinnona