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Eddie Van Halen

American rock musician

Eddie Van Halen

American rock musician
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birthday
26th
January, 1955
Death
6th
October, 2020
Birth Place
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Birth Sign
aquarius
Biography

Edward Lodewijk Van Halen ( van HAY-l n; Dutch: [‘ d rt ‘lo:d ik f n ‘ a:l (n)]; January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020) was an American musician and songwriter. He was the main songwriter and guitarist of the American rock band Van Halen, which he co-founded in 1972 with his brother, drummer Alex Van Halen, bassist Mark Stone, and singer David Lee Roth. He is regarded as one of the all-time greatest guitar players in rock history and was well known for popularizing the tapping guitar solo technique, allowing rapid arpeggios to be played with two hands on the fretboard.

instruments played
Guitar
keyboards
Associated Acts

Van Halen Brian May Steve Lukather

Birth Name

Edward Lodewijk Van Halen

Children

Wolfgang Van Halen

Genres

Hard rock heavy metal glam metal

Labels

Warner Bros. Interscope

Nationality

Netherlands, United States of America

Occupation

Musician songwriter

Origin

Pasadena, California, U.S.

Relatives

Alex Van Halen (brother)

Spouses

Valerie Bertinelli (m. 1981; div. 2007) Janie Liszewski (m. 2009)

Years Active

1972 2020

Name

Eddie Van Halen

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