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[Chant] (Hopkins 35511)

[Chant] (Hopkins 35511)

Composer: E. J. Hopkins
Published in 26 hymnals


Composer: E. J. Hopkins

Dr Edward John Hopkins MusDoc United Kingdom 1818-1901. Born at Westminster, England, the son of a clarinetist with the Royal Opera House orchestra, he became an organist (as did two of his brothers) and a composer. In 1826 he became a chorister of the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of King William IV in Westminster Abbey. He also sang in the choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a double schedule requiring skill and dexterity. On Sunday evenings he would play the outgoing voluntary at St. Martin’s in-the-field. He left Chapel Royal in 1834 and started studying organ construction at two organ factories. He took an appointment at Mitcham Church as organist at age 16, winning an audition against other organists. Four years later… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Chant] (Hopkins 35511)
Composer: E. J. Hopkins
Incipit: 35511 23543
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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Moravian Book of Worship #249a

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The Hymnal 1982 #S12

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #T182

Include 23 pre-1979 instances
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