Avo Uvezian

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Avo Uvezian
Avo Uvezian (cropped).jpg
Background information
Born(1926-03-22)March 22, 1926
Beirut, French Lebanon
DiedMarch 24, 2017(2017-03-24) (aged 91)
Orlando, Florida, U.S.
GenresJazz
InstrumentsPiano

Avo Uvezian (March 22, 1926 – March 24, 2017) was an Armenian-American jazz pianist and cigar manufacturer. He was born in Beirut, French Lebanon. He performed with Bob Hope and Dean Martin during his musician career. In the 1980s, he created a brad of cigars called "Avo Cigars". In 1996, more than two million Avo cigars were sold.

Uvezian died in Orlando, Florida from respiratory arrest on March 24, 2017, two days after his 91st birthday.[1]

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  1. Inc., M. Shanken Communications,. "Avo Uvezian, 91, Dies | News & Features". CigarAficionado.com. Retrieved 2017-03-24.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)

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