William Chatterton Dix is born at Bristol, England. An insurance agent, he wrote a number of hymns and versified many translations from the Greek. He also published a number of hymnbooks, but we remember him for the Christmas carol, "What Child Is This, Who Laid to Rest on Mary's Lap Is Sleeping?" Dix died in 1898.
William Chatterton Dix (1837 to 1898)
More than Insurance.