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Francis Hopkinson

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

Recordings

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  

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101985

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