Eddie Van Halen, guitar virtuoso with a shimmering sound, dies at 65

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Eddie Van Halen, guitar virtuoso with a shimmering sound, dies at 65

Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of “Jump” during the Van Halen concert in 2004 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N,.J. Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock’s biggest groups, died Tuesday. Van Halen, who had battled cancer, was 65.

Eddie Van Halen, guitar virtuoso with a shimmering sound, dies at 65

Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of “Jump” during the Van Halen concert in 2004 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N,.J. Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock’s biggest groups, died Tuesday. Van Halen, who had battled cancer, was 65.
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