Andreas Vollenweider (born 4 October 1953) is a Swiss harpist, who is generally categorized as New Age and uses a modified, electroacoustic
harp of his own design. He has collaborated with Bobby McFerrin, Carly Simon, Luciano Pavarotti and in 1987 received a Grammy Award for the
album Down to the Moon. Vollenweider's style has been described by the New York Times as "swirling atmospheric music, which evokes
nature, magic and fairy tales". He has toured internationally and produced fourteen regular albums in a career that spans four decades.
Vollenweider lives near Zurich.