Composer, record producer and recording artist from the United Kingdom who now lives in the United States. For many years, he was head of A&R for the PolyGram record label. He signed new-age acts such as Vangelis, Jean Michel Jarre and Kitaro to the label as well as resigning ABBA and The Who. In 1984, he quit the business of music to take up composing and working as a music consultant in Los Angeles. His discography contains almost 30 albums in the 'new age' or 'classical' category. Hoppe says his music is best described as heart music and is often used for healing and meditation...