Eddie Van Halen
|Eddie Van Halen|
Eddie Van Halen at the 1993 Emmy Awards
|Birth name||Edward Lodewijk Van Halen|
|Born||January 26, 1955|
|Genres||Rock, hard rock, heavy metal|
|Occupations||Musician, songwriter, producer|
|Years active||since 1974|
|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.