Cigar icon and jazz musician Avo Uvezian died today at age 91 at his home in Orlando, Florida. He passed away just three days after his birthday. Avo Uvezian and his AVO brand were well known throughout the cigar world. Uvezian was often seen playing the piano while smoking one of his famous cigars.
Since the early-2000s, Uvezian released special, limited-edition cigars to celebrate his birthday. His AVO brand of Dominican cigars are known for having a classic and distinct mellow to medium-bodied flavor profile. The cigars are exceptionally smooth and are made with refined tobaccos.
Uvezian who is survived by his wife, Nivia, his sons Robert, Jeffrey and Ronnie, and his daughter Karyn will be missed.