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

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

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

  1. The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw