"Bee Gee Barry Gibb paid an emotional tribute to his brother Robin's "magnificent mind and his beautiful heart" at his funeral - saying he had finally been reunited with his twin.
The 62-year-old singer died from kidney failure last month after fighting cancer and pneumonia and suffering from a serious bowel condition.
Barry, the sole surviving member of the Bee Gees trio, had a trembling voice as he told the congregation at St Mary's Church in Thame, Oxfordshire: "Life is too short. In Robin's case, absolutely too short.
"We should have had 20 years, 30 years of his magnificent mind and his beautiful heart."
Referring to the late Maurice Gibb, who died in 2003, he added: "When you're twins, you're twins all your life. You go through every emotion.
"And they're finally together. I think the greatest pain for Robin in the past 10 years was losing his twin brother, and I think it did all kinds of things to him. And now they're together."
Robin's elderly mother, Barbara, left the church just before Barry - the last of the four Gibb brothers - gave his eulogy.
Mourners wept as Robin's ornate white coffin entered the church to the sound of the Bee Gees' hit How Deep Is Your Love. Close relatives, including Robin's widow, Dwina, and his mother followed behind.
Hundreds of well-wishers lined the streets to pay their respects and see his coffin being taken to the church in a horse-drawn carriage.
The cortege was followed by Robin's two Irish wolfhounds, Ollie and Missy, together with friends and family. Guests in attendance included Sir Tim Rice, DJ Mike Read and Uri Geller."
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"Robin Gibb has been laid to rest in a small English churchyard opposite his Oxfordshire home of more than 19 years.
His mother Barbara Gibb, now in her 90s, buried the third of her sons under a rain-filled sky. She was accompanied by Gibb's children and his surviving brother Barry.
Hundreds of fans lined the windswept high street in Thame, Oxfordshire, to pay their respects to the Bee Gees singer and songwriter .
Although the funeral service was private, the family said Gibb had wanted his local friends to be able to say goodbye.
A glass-sided, horse-drawn carriage carried the singer's coffin draped in the flag of his birthplace the Isle of Man.
It was met outside the gates of his 13th century home by a guard of honour formed by air cadets from 594 Thame Squadron, reflecting Gibb's support for the British armed forces.
Led by a solitary piper and followed by Gibb's two Irish wolfhounds, Ollie and Missy, the funeral cortege made its way once round Thame Town Hall.
Singer Peter Andre, DJ Mike Reid, psychic Uri Geller and lyricist Sir Tim Rice were among the friends and family who made up the funeral procession.
Moira Harfield, a fan who had travelled from Winchester to pay her respects, said: "I've been a fan of the Bee Gees for nearly 47 years. They've just always been a part of my life. The music's always been there for me and I absolutely adore all of them.
"I said to my husband last night, 'I just have to be there', so here we are," she added.
Since Gibb died on May 20 from kidney failure after fighting bowel cancer and pneumonia, tributes have poured in from around the world.
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No cameras were allowed into St Mary's Church, where the service took place, but the strains of How Deep is Your Love filled the churchyard as Gibb's coffin was taken into the church.
Two of his children Spencer and Melissa read tributes to their father, as did his brother Barry.
Gibb's wife Dwina read a poem she had written called My Songbird Has Flown.
Her husband was buried close to a small memorial for his youngest brother Andy.
A public memorial service will be held at St Paul's Cathedral in London in September."
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