Edward was born in Porthcawl, South Wales. There, he attended Ysgol Y Ferch O'r Sger, and is fluent in both Welsh and English. In 2010, Edward gained a place at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where in 2012, he won the junior string prize. While at the college he studied the cello, piano, and cornet as joint first study.
On the cello, Eddie became a member of the National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain and also the National Children's Chamber Orchestra. In 2013, Eddie got a place to attend the Yehudi Menuhin School, where has been since, studying cello with Thomas Carroll, piano with Mariko Brown, and composition with John Cooney. Eddie has recently become a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.