10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alex Van Halen

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Alex Van Halen


His Dutch father is a very talented jazz musician.
Alex was born in Holland in 1953 and didn’t move to the United States until 1962. His father, Jan, was a jazz saxophonist and clarinet player who made sure both his sons were classically trained on the piano. You can hear him play alongside his sons on ‘Big Bad Bill (is Sweet William Now)’ from 1982’s ‘Diver Down.’


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