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Rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at age 65 by Sky News

CEO of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Greg Harris weighs in on the recent death of legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen.

Eddie Van Halen: Rock star and guitar legend dies of cancer aged 65

The music world’s elite pay tribute to an “astonishing musician,””innovator” and a “genuinely beautiful soul.”

Rock star and guitar great Eddie Van Halen has died aged 65 after a “long and arduous battle” with cancer, his son has said.

In a statement, Wolf Van Halen said: “I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning.

“He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a gift.

“My heart is broken and I don’t think I’ll ever fully recover from this loss.

“I love you so much, Pop.” To read more go to the link below:

https://news.sky.com/story/eddie-van-halen-rock-star-and-guitar-legend-dies-of-throat-cancer-aged-65-12094917

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