Eddie Van Halen Biography

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 eight in the list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists. In 2012, he was voted in a Guitar World magazine reader's poll as the number one of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" over Brian May of Queen and Alex Lifeson of Rush. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Eddie Van Halen
Full Name:
Edward Lodewijk Van Halen
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Musician, Songwriter, Guitarist, Keyboard Player, Record producer, Author, Bassist, Drummer
Ethnicity:
Javanese people, Dutch-American, Indonesian American
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
January 26, 1955 (64)
Astrological Sign:
Aquarius
Marriages
Divorces
  • 2007-12-20
    "Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli (47) divorces guitarist Eddie Van Halen (52) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage
Eddie Van Halen Timeline
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