1818–1901

Introduction

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Born: June 30, 1818, West­min­ster, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 4, 1901, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Temple Church, London, England.

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Biography

Edward was the bro­ther of John Hop­kins.

He be­gan his mu­sic­al ca­reer by sing­ing in the choir at the Cha­pel Roy­al.

He lat­er played the or­gan at Mitch­am, Sur­rey; St. Pe­ter’s, Is­ling­ton; and St. Luke’s, Ber­wick Street. In 1843, he be­came or­gan­ist at the Tem­ple Church in Lon­don, where he played ov­er half a cen­tu­ry.

In 1882, the Arch­bi­shop of Can­ter­bu­ry award­ed him an hon­or­a­ry Do­ctor of Mu­sic.

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Music