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Alexander C. Hopkins

Short Name: Alexander C. Hopkins
Full Name: Hopkins, Alexander C.
Birth Year: 1843
Death Year: 1900

Rv Alexander C Hopkins USA 1843-1900. He pastored a Christian Church in Louisville, KY. He married Mary Louise Broadhurst, and they had seven children: Charles, Clara, Cora, Robert, Louis, John, and Walter. He wrote music for a number of hymn lyrics, and collaborated with hymnwriter, Marshall Kurfees, on the hymn "How blest and how joyous." He died in Kokomo, IN.

John Perry

Tunes by Alexander C. Hopkins (15)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
[After the voyage and the water's mad riot]Alex. C. Hopkins (Composer)251232 12165 15135
ASHLAND (Hopkins)A. C. Hopkins (Composer)255555 66551 12233
[Come, for the banquet is waiting]A. C. Hopkins (Composer)351232 16165 12343
[Hark, the voice of Jesus crying] (Hopkins)Alex. C. Hopkins (Composer)851343 21551 22123
HE CAME FOR MEAlex. C. Hopkins (Composer)433334 51232 44445
[Helmet on and sword in hand]A. C. Hopkins (Composer)313551 35345 33223
[How pleasant thus to dwell below] (Hopkins)A. C. Hopkins (Composer)255331 21665 13125
[Just over beyond, in the city of gold]A. C. Hopkins (Composer)351712 12316 55171
[Knowing our weakness we come to Thee]Alex. C. Hopkins (Composer)251233 33217 25712
[O when shall I dwell in a mansion all bright] (Hopkins)Alex. C. Hopkins (Composer)2
[There’s a feast of love in the courts above]A. C. Hopkins (Composer)355123 22345 34555
[There's another call for soldiers]Alex. C. Hopkins (Composer)212333 35543 32222
[How blest and joyous will be the glad day]Alex C. Hopkins (Composer)5
[We're marching to the promised land] (Hopkins)A. C. Hopkins (Composer)255555 66665 51122
[When we pass death's silent portals]A. C. Hopkins (Composer)251334 33257 22231
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