Andrew Rutherford (lutenist)

Andrew Rutherford (born in 195?) is an American lutenist and luthier[1] living and working in Albany and New York City. He is considered to be one of the most important contemporary makers of Renaissance and Baroque lutes, archlutes and theorbos.[2]

His instruments are played by many notable lutenists, in particular by Robert Barto, Patrick O'Brien and Paul O'Dette.


  1. ^ "The Renaissance Cittern Site: Makers and Suppliers".
  2. ^ The Lute Society of America Quarterly, Volume XXXV, 2000 No. 3, p.9