oldfield

oldfield

Artist bio


Oldfield's parents are Maureen and Raymond Oldfield, a nurse and doctor respectively. His sister Sally and brother Terry are successful musicians in their own right and have appeared on several of his albums. Mike Oldfield attended the now defunct Presentation College at 63 Bath Rd., Reading, in Berkshire. Early career Oldfield's career began fairly early in his life, playing acoustic guitar in local folk clubs. At this time, he already had two fifteen minute instrumental pieces in which he would "go through all sorts of moods", a precursor to his landmark 1970s compositions.

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