Eddie Van Halen

1955 - 2020

Eddie Van Halen

Edward Lodewijk Van Halen ( van HAY-lən; January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020) was an American musician and songwriter. He was the main songwriter and guitarist of the American rock band Van Halen, which he co-founded in 1972 with his brother, drummer Alex Van Halen, bassist Mark Stone, and singer David Lee Roth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddie Van Halen has received more than 9,681,373 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 439th most popular musician.

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  • 54.20

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Eddie Van Halen ranks 439 out of 2,258Before him are Jason Newsted, Grace Slick, Bud Powell, Al Di Meola, Elmore James, and Krystian Zimerman. After him are Van Cliburn, John Frusciante, Jelly Roll Morton, Donovan, Yann Tiersen, and Geezer Butler.

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Among people born in 1955, Eddie Van Halen ranks 68Before him are Jigme Singye Wangchuck, Meles Zenawi, Valdis Zatlers, Jean Tigana, Al-Waleed bin Talal, and Iman. After him are Siri Hustvedt, Yo-Yo Ma, Griffin Dunne, Debra Winger, Akira Nishino, and Richard Schiff. Among people deceased in 2020, Eddie Van Halen ranks 31Before him are Jack Welch, Carl Reiner, John Saxon, Honor Blackman, Buck Henry, and Bill Withers. After him are Robert Conrad, Kobe Bryant, Florian Schneider, Manu Dibango, Wilford Brimley, and Jean Kennedy Smith.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Eddie Van Halen ranks 280 out of 908Before him are Rachel Ruysch (1664), William I, Count of Holland (1167), Sjaak Swart (1938), Jan Peter Balkenende (1956), Hans Kramers (1894), and Cornelis de Houtman (1565). After him are Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Virgil van Dijk (1991), Dries van Agt (1931), William I, Count of Hainaut (1287), Karel Doorman (1889), and Jan Huyghen van Linschoten (null).

Among MUSICIANS In Netherlands

Among musicians born in Netherlands, Eddie Van Halen ranks 5Before him are André Rieu (1949), Bernard Haitink (1929), Tiësto (1969), and Armin van Buuren (1976). After him are Ton Koopman (1944), Eduard van Beinum (1900), Jan Akkerman (1946), Candy Dulfer (1969), Martin Garrix (1996), Bart Berman (1938), and Alex Van Halen (1953).