He Managed the Bee Gees and Cream, and Produced the Movie Hits ‘Grease’ and ‘Saturday Night Fever.’ Robert Stigwood Dies at 81

Jan 5, 2016  •  Post A Comment

Music mogul Robert Stigwood, whose initials formed the “RS” in the Bee Gees’ music label RSO Records and who managed the group at the height of its fame, has died.

Reuters reports that the death of the Australian-born producer and entrepreneur at 81 was announced today by friends. No cause of death was released.

Stigwood also managed the rock band Cream and helped guide the solo career of its lead guitarist, Eric Clapton. He produced musicals for the stage along with hit films including “Saturday Night Fever” and “Grease.”

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