Eddie Van Halen

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Eddie Van Halen
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Eddie Van Halen at the 1993 Emmy Awards
Background information
Birth nameEdward Lodewijk Van Halen
Born (1955-01-26) January 26, 1955 (age 64)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
GenresRock, hard rock, heavy metal
OccupationsMusician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, keyboards
Years activesince 1974
LabelsWarner Bros.
Associated actsVan 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.