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Power broker Clarence Avant dies aged 92.

Power broker Clarence Avant dies aged 92.

Clarence Avant: A Legendary Figure in the Entertainment Industry

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Clarence Avant and his wife, Jacqueline, attending a Grammy Awards event in 2020. Avant died Sunday at age 92. Jacqueline Avant was killed in 2021.

Clarence Avant, a legendary figure in the entertainment industry, passed away at the age of 92. He was widely known for his influential role in boosting the careers of numerous prominent figures including Michael Jackson, Jim Brown, and Barack Obama. Recently, Avant made headlines following the tragic murder of his wife in 2021, further highlighting his personal and professional journey.

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