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An·ge·lou

 (ăn′jə-lo͞o′), Maya Originally Marguerite Johnson. 1928-2014.
American poet, playwright, and novelist best known for her autobiographical novels, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970).
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Angelou

(ˈændʒəluː)
n
(Biography) Maya, real name Marguerite Johnson. 1928–2014, US Black novelist, poet, and dramatist. Her works include the autobiographical novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970) and its sequels
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An•ge•lou

(ˈæn dʒəˌlu)
n.
Maya (Marguerite Johnson), born 1928, U.S. poet, novelist, playwright, and short-story writer.
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Angelou, Maya. "The Sweetness of Charity." Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now.
* Angelou, Maya, My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me.
ANGELOU, Maya. Celebrations; rituals of peace and prayer.