Red,Red Rose was composed in 1794. It is often seen in the format of a poem. The song is traditional. Also it was written in Scots which is a German like language spoken in Scotland.
Robert burns is a poet from Scotland. Some knew him as Rabbie Burns. Thought of as a pioneer of the Romantic Movement. Robert lived from 1759 to 1796. Robert also made folk music. Robert is know for pieces such as works "Auld Lang Syne" "To a Mouse" "A Man's a Man for A' That" "Ae Fond Kiss" "Scots Wha Hae" "Tam O'Shanter" "Halloween" "The Battle of Sherramuir"