Bow Strings, son of Barbaro and Juniper Strings. He was born in Manehattan. His mother died during child birth, of cardiac arrest. His father raised him, and put him through school. He discovered his cutie mark, a bass clef, during secondary school. It represents his love for music, and the instrument he plays primarily. The cello. He also devoted a lot of time to studying general magic throughout his schooling. He moved to Canterlot and went to Canterlot's University. Midway through college, he was recommended to audition for the Royal Symphony. He got a spot in the cello section.
One day, extremely randomly, a mare by the name of Spectrum offered to take him to Appleloosa. They became close friends.He now lives in Ponyville, in a house near Town Hall.