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Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees. Angelou is best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. The first, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, tells of her life up to the age of 17 and brought her international recognition and acclaim. She became a poet and writer after a string of odd jobs during her young adulthood. These included fry cook, sex worker, nightclub performer, Porgy and Bess cast member, Southern Christian Leadership Conference coordinator, and correspondent in Egypt and Ghana during the decolonization of Africa. She was also an actress, writer, director, and producer of plays, movies, and public television programs.
BornMarguerite Annie Johnson, April 4, 1928, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
DiedMay 28, 2014, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.
OccupationWriter, poet, civil rights activist
SubjectMemoir, poetry
Notable worksI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, "On the Pulse of Morning"
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About Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou

Poet Maya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States (She dies at the age of 86, on May 28, 2014).

She is an African-American poet and author best known for her 1969 autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and her poetry "On the Pulse of Morning".

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Maya Angelou before becoming famous

Maya Angelou was born in the Zodiac sign Aries (The Ram), and 1928 is also the year of Dragon (龍) in the Chinese Zodiac.

As a result of trauma, she was deafeningly deaf for five years, and it was during this time that she discovered her lifelong enthusiasm for literature.

Achievement of Maya Angelou

Her 1971 poetry collection, Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

Maya Angelou's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou

Her first child was born when she was seventeen, just three weeks after graduating from high school. She was married to Enistasious Tosh Angelos from 1951 to 1954, and to Paul du Fec from 1973 to 1981.

Maya Angelou on Social Media

Maya Angelou's news on her Twitter: @DrMayaAngelou.

Maya Angelou Collabed with

She performed one of her poems at President US President Bill Clinton's inauguration in 1993.

Maya Angelou Income & Net worth

Maya Angelou's income mainly comes from the work that created her reputation: a poet. Networth of Maya Angelou in 2023 is 3,000,000$+. She is Millionaire!

Maya Angelou Height and Weight

How tall is Maya Angelou? At the age of 86, Maya Angelou height is 6'1" (1.83m).

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Latest information about Maya Angelou updated on March 07 2023.