January 15, 1912|
Coffeyville, Kansas, U.S.
|Died||April 7, 1983
Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Born in Coffeyville, Kansas, Hopkins composed various orchestral works, including two symphonies, the Symphony in Two Movements, Town and County Dances for chamber orchestra, and the jazz ballet Rooms for Anna Sokolow.
He recorded several albums for ABC Paramount Records, Cadence Records, Capitol Records, and Verve Records during the 1960s. Many of his soundtrack recordings were released on LP, including that for the 1956 film Baby Doll, which was re-released on CD.
Hopkins died in Princeton, New Jersey at the age of 71.
- "Contrasting Colors," Capitol, 1959
- "The Sound of New York," ABC Paramount, 1960
- Sound Tour: France, Verve (in conjunction with Esquire Magazine) (produced by Creed Taylor) ca. 1965
- 1956: Baby Doll
- 1957: The Strange One
- 1957: 12 Angry Men
- 1959: The Fugitive Kind
- 1961: Wild in the Country
- 1961: The Hustler
- 1964: Lilith
- 1966: Mister Buddwing
- 1966: This Property Is Condemned
- 1967: The Borgia Stick
- The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau: The Water Planet, Night of the Squid.
- The Odd Couple
- The Brady Bunch
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