Mike Oldfield

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Birthday
15, 1953
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
England

About

Musician known for his complex works. He blended genres such as progressive rock with world and folk music.

Before Fame

His most famous album was "Tubular Bells" from 1973 and was the first album launched by Virgin Records. The title track became a bestselling single in both the UK and US.

Trivia

His 1983 hit 'Moonlight Shadow' featured Scottish singer Maggie Reilly on vocals and was so popular it was covered numerous times and used extensively in other media.

Family Life

He married and divorced three times and has seven children. His sister Sally and brother Terry were successful musicians in their own right and worked with him on several of his albums.

Associated With

His "Tubular Bells" was used in 1973 as the title track to "The Exorcist," starring Linda Blair.