1818–1901
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June 30, 1818, Westminster, London, England.

February 4, 1901, London, England.

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Brother of John Hopkins, Edward 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. His works include:

  1. Alleluia, Dulce Carmen
  2. Artavia
  3. Brent Tor
  4. Calm
  5. Culford
  6. Deva
  7. Children’s Voices
  8. Christmas Morn
  9. Ellers
  10. Every Morning
  11. Heber
  12. Midian
  13. Nukapu
  14. Papworth
  15. Raphael
  16. Redcliff
  17. Shropshire
  18. St. Athanasius
  19. St. Hugh
  20. Tarring
  21. Temple
  22. Wessex
  23. Wildersmouth

Hopkins’ burial place