Viola (disambiguation)

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The viola is a stringed musical instrument related to the violin. Viola also may refer to:


Viola is a term for several Portuguese and Brazilian regional folk guitars, frequently called simply "viola" in their respective regions:

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  • Viola (given name), a female given name
  • Viola (surname)
  • Viola (footballer) (born 1969), Brazilian footballer Paulo Sergio Rosa
  • Paulinho da Viola, Brazilian musician born Paulo César Batista de Faria in 1942
  • Viola, stage name of Italian actress and singer Violante Placido (born 1976)
  • Viola Desmond, a Canadian business woman who fought against racial segregation (born in 1914)
  • Viola Davis, an American actress and producer (born in 1965)

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