Musicians Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands

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List of famous guitar players from Netherlands, listed alphabetically with photos of the guitarists when available. Netherlands has produced some great guitar players over the years, including guitarists who specialize in rock, metal, jazz, folk, classical, acoustic and more. These are some of the best Dutch guitar players to ever live, so if you're a native of Netherlands and play guitar then this list should make you proud. If you're searching for a particular popular guitarist from Netherlands then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Guitarists include everything from Hans Kockelmans to Ruud Adrianus Jolie.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Dutch guitarists?" and "Which guitar players are from Netherlands?"

You can click on the names of these legendary guitarists of Netherlands in order to get more information about each one. If you're a guitar player or just love music you can use this list of talented Dutch guitar players to find some new artists or bands that you might really enjoy.

Eddie Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Eddie Van Halen age 63 Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen is a Dutch-born American musician, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, keyboardist and co-founder of the hard rock band ...more

Jan Akkerman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Jan Akkerman age 72 Jan Akkerman is a Dutch guitarist. He first found international commercial success with the band Focus, whom he co-founded with Thijs van Leer. After leaving Focus, Akkerman continued as a solo ...more

Arjen Anthony Lucassen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Arjen Anthony Lucassen age 58 Arjen Anthony Lucassen is a Dutch progressive metal/rock songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist musician and record producer, best known for his long-running progressive opera project titled ...more

Robert Westerholt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Robert Westerholt age 43 Robert Westerholt is a Dutch musician, known as the guitarist, backing vocalist and co-founder of the symphonic metal band Within Temptation. He also writes music for the band along with his ...more

Jimmy Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Jimmy Rosenberg age 38 Joseph Rosenberg is a Dutch Sinto-Romani guitarist, known for his virtuoso playing of Gypsy jazz and other related styles. He was initially active in the Romani cultural center of Sinti, and was ...more

Ruud Adrianus Jolie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Ruud Adrianus Jolie age 42 Ruud Jolie is the main guitar player of the symphonic metal band Within Temptation.

Yuri Landman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Yuri Landman age 45 Yuri Landman is a Dutch experimental luthier and musician who has made several experimental electric string instruments for a list of artists including Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, Liars, Jad ...more

Eltjo Haselhoff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Eltjo Haselhoff age 56 Eltjo Haselhoff is best known as a Dutch 'fingerstyle' guitarist and composer, although he has delved into numerous other endeavours, including arts, science, musical instrument building and ...more

Hans Theessink is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Hans Theessink age 70 Hans Theessink is a Dutch guitarist, singer and songwriter, living in Vienna, Austria. He performs blues and roots music, particularly in a Delta blues style. Theessink has released 20 albums, a ...more

René Rutten is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
René Rutten age 46 René Rutten is a Dutch guitarist for The Gathering. He founded the band with his brother Hans in 1989, and together they released ten studio albums, three live albums, and five EPs. His ...more

Bloem De Ligny is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Bloem De Ligny age 40 Bloem de Ligny is a Dutch musician and artist, who has released music under her own name, and as a member of the bands Fono & Serafina, Polichinelle, 4Fists, and Sam and the Womp. Her image ...more

Sander Gommans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Sander Gommans age 40 Sander Gommans is a Dutch musician. He founded the symphonic metal band Apocalypse with Mark Jansen in 1995, which later changed its name to After Forever. He played guitar and did the grunting ...more

Harry Sacksioni is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Harry Sacksioni age 68 Harry Sacksioni is a composer and guitar virtuoso of Dutch origin. The peak of his fame was during the 1970s to 1990s. Famous works of this period include Meta Sequoia, Vensters and Elixer, ...more

Henri Sattler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Henri Sattler age 47 Henri Sattler is the founder and vocalist/guitarist of God Dethroned. He uses the alias 'The Serpent King'. Due to problems with the other band members and the record company, Sattler decided to ...more

Signe Tollefsen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Signe Tollefsen age 37 Signe Tollefsen is a United States-Dutch singer-songwriter, settled in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Her music has been described as Folk Rock.

Jan Bechtum is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Jan Bechtum age 60 Jan Bechtum is a Dutch guitarist and composer. Bechtum was the first lead guitarist of Picture. He was influenced by Deep Purple, Yes and Genesis. In 1979 after having played in a few local ...more

Pieter van der Staak is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Pieter van der Staak Died at 77 (1930-2007) Pieter van der Staak was a Dutch classical guitarist, composer and professor of music.

Teye is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Teye age 61 Teye is a Dutch guitarist, best known for his flamenco guitar work with the Joe Ely band between 1994 and 2000. After his musical career, Teye began building exclusive handmade guitars.

Hans Kockelmans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Netherlands
Hans Kockelmans Hans Kockelmans is a Dutch composer, teacher, and performer of Early Classical and electronic music. He studied baroque lute with Mijndert Jape, as well as electronic music, and classical guitar ...more