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Mike Oldfield

Birthdate: 15. May 1953

Michael Gordon Oldfield is an English multi-instrumentalist and composer. His work blends progressive rock with world, folk, classical, electronic, ambient, and new-age music. His biggest commercial success is the 1973 album Tubular Bells – which launched Virgin Records and became a hit in America after its opening was used as the theme for the horror film The Exorcist. He recorded the 1983 hit single "Moonlight Shadow" and a rendition of the Christmas piece "In Dulci Jubilo".

Oldfield has released 26 albums, most recently a sequel to his 1975 album Ommadawn titled Return to Ommadawn, on 20 January 2017. Wikipedia

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