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Eddie Van Halen
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Eddie Van Halen at the 1993 Emmy Awards
Background information
Birth name Edward Lodewijk Van Halen
Born January 26, 1955 (1955-01-26) (ageĀ 65)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Genres Rock, hard rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, keyboards
Years active since 1974
Labels Warner Bros.
Associated acts Van Halen

Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-born American guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer. He is most famous as the guitarist and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen. He is listed as number 70 in Rolling Stone Magazine's "Top 100 Guitarists of All Time" issue.

In 2007 Eddie Van Halen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


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