Francis Hopkinson (September 21, 1737 – May 9, 1791) was an author and composer. He designed Continental paper money, the first United States coin, and early versions of the American flag. He was also one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence in July 1776, as a delegate from New Jersey. He served in various roles in the early United States government including as a member of the Second Continental Congress and as a member of the Navy Board. He later became the first federal judge of the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania on September 30, 1789.
Birth and Death Data: Born September 21st, 1737 (Philadelphia), Died May 9th, 1791 (Philadelphia)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1927
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-26567||10-in.||6/22/1922||My days have been so wondrous free||Lambert Murphy||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-26567||10-in.||3/10/1927||My days have been so wondrous free||Lambert Murphy||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hopkinson, Francis," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101985.
Hopkinson, Francis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101985.
"Hopkinson, Francis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.
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