Stanley Robertson

Stanley Robertson Master storyteller, ballad singer and piper, Stanley was brought up in the traditions of his extended family many of whom were musicians and singers. Stanley has strong traveller roots - his father’s sister was Jeannie Robertson, the renowned Aberdeen ballad singer, and Lizzie Higgins, her daughter, was his cousin. Stanley has written several books of traditional tales and reminiscences of traveller life and his time in the fish trade. He is currently the keyworker for the Heritage Lottery Funded Oral and Cultural Traditions of Scottish Travellers Project at the Elphinstone Institute in Aberdeen. Stanley suffered a heart attack and died on 2 August 2009 aged 69.

Obituary: Stanley Robertson (Daily Telegraph)
and Stanley Robertson (StoryQuine)