Eddie Van Halen

Heavy metal, Guitarist

1955 –

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Who is Eddie Van Halen?

Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen is a Dutch-born American musician, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, keyboardist and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen. He is ranked as one of the world's greatest guitarists, and one of the most influential rock guitarists of the 20th century. In 2011, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Van Halen number 8 in the list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists. In 2012, Guitar World's poll named him as the greatest guitarist of all time.

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Born
Jan 26, 1955
Nijmegen
Also known as
  • Edward Lodewijk Van Halen
  • Van Halen, Eddie
  • Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Javanese people
  • Dutch-American
  • Indonesian American
  • Dutch people
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Indonesia
  • Netherlands
Profession
Education
  • Pasadena City College
Employment
  • Kramer Guitars
Lived in
  • Nijmegen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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