Happy Birthday, Eddie Van Halen!

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Edward Lodewijk van Halen (Lodewijk is the Dutch version of Ludwig, as in Ludwig van Beethoven) was born in Nijmegen, Netherlands, on January 26th, 1955. Happy Birthday to the “King of Ten Fingers & Six Strings!” (Photo by High Profile Media)

UPDATE: From Wolfgang Van Halen, today:

“The happiest of birthdays to the biggest inspiration in my life. Love you, pop.”

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