Robert John Stewart ( Bob Stewart) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. His mothe came from a Gaelic speaking family originally from the Western Highlands. His wif was Welsh, from a Welsh speaking family from the Gower Peninsula in South Wales, with a tradition of singing and playing the Welsh triple-harp. He is known today as a omposer, uthor, and teacher, with 40 books in publication, translated into several languages worldwide. He is widely experienced in theater, film, and television, and is a skilled erformer and presenter.