Definition of Hopkinson, Francis in English:

Hopkinson, Francis

proper noun

  • (1737–91), US public official, musician, and writer. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and helped to design the first US flag in 1777. A harpsichordist, he is considered the first native-born American composer of classical music.

Pronunciation:

Hopkinson, Francis

/ˈhäpkənsən/