Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of ‘Jump’ during a Van Halen concert in New Jersey in June 2004. Photo: NJ Advance Media via AP Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of ‘Jump’ during a Van Halen concert in New Jersey in June 2004. Photo: NJ Advance Media via AP
Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of ‘Jump’ during a Van Halen concert in New Jersey in June 2004. Photo: NJ Advance Media via AP

Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65

  • Eddie Van Halen founded Van Halen, one of the most popular rock acts ever, with his brother Alex
  • He was considered one of the greatest American guitarists of his generation

Topic |   Fame and celebrity
Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of ‘Jump’ during a Van Halen concert in New Jersey in June 2004. Photo: NJ Advance Media via AP Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of ‘Jump’ during a Van Halen concert in New Jersey in June 2004. Photo: NJ Advance Media via AP
Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of ‘Jump’ during a Van Halen concert in New Jersey in June 2004. Photo: NJ Advance Media via AP
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