"Cigars in Perfect Harmony."
The man behind the AVO cigars is musician and live artist Avo Uvezian, born 1926 in Beirut. As a cigar lover, he contacted Hendrik Kelner, Davidoff's partner in Dominican Republic and together they developed the AVO cigars. The first cigars were sold in New York in 1988, 10 years later, more than three million cigars were sold. Today, the AVO Cigars belong to one of the major international brands.