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 balletRooms 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, [ABC 2269 (mono) / ABCS 2269 (stereo)], 1959
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