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

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 4, 1901, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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 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. Artavia
  2. Culford
  3. Deva
  4. Children’s Voices
  5. Christmas Morn
  6. Ellers
  7. Every Morn­ing
  8. Nukapu
  9. Raphael
  10. Redcliff
  11. Shrop­shire
  12. St. Athanasius
  13. St. Hugh
  14. Wessex
  15. Wildersmouth