Born: 1867, Lambeth, England.
Died: 1921, Wandsworth, England.
Sidney was a second cousin of Edward Hopkins.
He started his musical career as a chorister at the Chapel Royal.
He went on to study at the Royal Academy of Music, where he won a medal.
He played the organ at St. James Church, Clapham, London (1886–88); Church of St. Mary, Islington, London (1888–1907); and Brixton Independent Church (1907–21). He was also the Grand Organist of the English Freemasons (1915–16).
He taught music at various schools, including Queenswood School, Hertfordshire, and was a concert accompanist.
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