HOPKINS, Antony. British, b. 1921. Genres: Music, Autobiography/Memoirs, Children's fiction. Career: Composer and Presenter, Talking about Music, BBC. Former Professor, Royal College of Music, London. Publications: Talking about Symphonies, 1961; Talking about Concertos, 1964; Music All around Me, 1967; Lucy and Peterkin, 1968; (with A. Previn) Music Face to Face, 1971; Talking about Sonatas, 1971; Downbeat Guide, 1977; Understanding Music, 1979; The Nine Symphonies of Beethoven, 1980; Songs for Swinging Golfers, 1981; Sounds of Music, 1982; Beating Time (autobiography), 1982; Musicamusings, 1983; Pathway to Music, 1983; The Concertgoer's Companion, vol. I, 1984, vol. II, 1985, as single vol., 1993; The Seven Concertos of Beethoven, 1996. Address: Woodyard, Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Herts., England.