Eddie Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen

Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist and co-founder of the eponymous hard rock band Van Halen. He is often considered as one of the world's greatest guitarists, with Allmusic describing him as "Second to only Jimi Hendrix... undoubtedly one of the most influential, original, and talented rock guitarists of the 20th century." He is ranked 8th in Rolling Stone's 2011 list of the Top 100 guitarists.. In 2012, Guitar World's poll named him as the greatest guitarist of all-time.

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