Eddie Van Halen Dies Of Cancer Aged 65

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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.” He is understood to have most recently been diagnosed with throat cancer after first beating the disease in 2002.

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

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