Henri Padovani (born 13 October 1952, Bastia, Santo-Pietro-di-Venaco, Corsica, France) commonly known as Henry Padovani, is a musician from the Mediterranean French isle of Corsica, noted for being the original guitarist with The Police. He was a member of the band from January 1977 to August 1977 and was replaced by Andy Summers, who had originally been part of the group as a second guitarist.
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