Related Information for Robert Burns 1 - Scottish poet and a lyricist.(25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796)2 - DJ and producer from the Netherlands; birth name Robert Tammens3 - Guitarist1 - Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796) was a Scottish poet and a lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland, and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, although much of his writing is also in English and a 'light' Scots dialect, accessible t.. read more