Douglas Edward Hopkins

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Douglas Edward Hopkins (born 23 December 1902, died 1992) was a cathedral organist, who served at Peterborough Cathedral and Canterbury Cathedral.[1]

Background[edit]

Douglas Edward Hopkins, D.Mus, FRAM, FRCO, was born on 23 December 1902 in London.

He studied at the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of Music. He was a Professor at the Royal Academy of Music where he taught organ and choir training.

Career[edit]

Sub-organist: St Paul's Cathedral 1927 - 1946

Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Charles Cooper Francis
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Peterborough Cathedral
1946-1953
Succeeded by
Stanley Vann
Preceded by
Gerald Hocken Knight
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Canterbury Cathedral
1953-1955
Succeeded by
Sidney Campbell

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw