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 Al Viola

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Al Viola

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 21 Feb 2007 (aged 87)
Studio City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Ascending Dawn section, Map #C62, Lot 6179, Companion Lawn Crypt 4
Memorial ID 18039568 View Source
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Musician. He was a guitarist and founding member of the 1940s musical group the Page Cavanaugh Trio. He also performed and recorded for many years with Frank Sinatra on such songs as "My Way" and "New York, New York". Viola was an accomplished classical solo guitarist who was known for the recordings "Solo Guitar" and "Guitar Lament". During his career, Viola also worked with singer Julie London and bandleader Harry James. As a studio musician, he recorded with many various artists and was credited with appearing on hundreds of albums. He also contributed to the "The West Side Story" and "The Godfather" movie soundtracks. He died of cancer.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 24 Feb 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18039568
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18039568/al-viola : accessed ), memorial page for Al Viola (16 Jun 1919–21 Feb 2007), Find a Grave Memorial ID 18039568, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .