Hawkins definition

  • others:
    • Hawkins, Coleman Randolph 1901?-1969. American jazz saxophonist. Noted for his improvisational solos, he established the saxophone as a leading jazz instrument.
    • Hawkins, Sir John 1532-1595. English naval hero just who commanded a corner squadron when you look at the defeat for the Spanish Armada (1588).
  • proper-noun:
    • An English patronymic surname.
  • noun:
    • United States jazz saxophonist (1904-1969)
    • English privateer active in the slave-trade; later aided develop the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595)

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