Lewis, Henry King, was born Feb. 10, 1823, at Margate, became a medical publisher in Gower Street, London, and d. in Jan. 1898. His hymns appeared principally in two collections which he edited, viz., Songs for Little Children, 1879, and Songs for Little Singers, 1880, enlarged ed. 1881. Three have passed into various books for children:—
1. A little tiny bird. God's Care. 1879, No. 130.
2. God is near me when the light. God is near. 1879, No. 106; previously in Horder's Book of Praise for Children, 1875, p. 51.
3. Who is this [He] that claims my heart. God's Claim. 1879, No. 131. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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