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Biography of maya angelou (born marguerite ann johnson on april 4, 1928) was an american author and poet who has been called america's most visible black female autobiographer by scholar joanne m braxton she is best known for her series of six autobiographical volumes, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. Read poems by maya angelou maya angelou was born marguerite johnson in st louis, missouri, on april 4, 1928 she grew up in st louis and stamps, arkansas she was an author, poet, historian, songwriter, playwright, dancer, stage and screen producer, director, performer, singer, and civil rights activist. Biography books blog charities media own the collected autobiographies of maya angelou maya angelou: a glorious celebration cook books hallelujah. The works of maya angelou encompass autobiography, plays, poetic, and television producershe also had an active directing, acting, and speaking career she is best known for her books, including her series of seven autobiographies, starting with the critically acclaimed i know why the caged bird sings (1969.
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