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Former Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb performs at the Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival

Former Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb performs at the Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival in Dubai, March 1, 2008. REUTERS/Regi Varghese (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)

Year in Review 2012: Fond farewells

1 January 1970

The past 12 months saw the passing of some truly respected and much-loved world figures and celebrities. Yahoo! takes a look back at some of those we said goodbye to in 2012.

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