Clarence Alexander Avant, widely known as the ‘Godfather of Black Music,’ has peacefully passed away at the age of 92, leaving behind a legacy that has shaped the realms of music, entertainment, politics, and sports.
The Avant family shared the somber news through a heartfelt public statement, expressing the profound impact Clarence had on various industries. Recognized for his revolutionary business acumen, Clarence Avant garnered the affectionate moniker of ‘the Black Godfather.’ His trailblazing leadership has forever transformed numerous sectors and inspired countless individuals.
In their announcement, the Avant/Sarandos family commemorated Clarence’s remarkable journey and the indelible mark he left on the world. As they navigate through the grief of his loss, they find solace in the joyous legacy he leaves behind.
Clarence Avant’s enduring influence reverberates through generations of friends, associates, and admirers. His groundbreaking contributions have not only shaped the course of history but will continue to do so in the years to come.
On Sunday, August 13, 2023, Clarence Avant peacefully departed from this world in the comfort of his Los Angeles home. As we bid farewell to a visionary leader, we honor his legacy and celebrate a life that has left an indomitable imprint on the global stage.