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Maya angelou—author, poet, playwright, stage and screen performer, and director—is best known for i know why the caged bird sings (1970), the story of her. On what would have been maya angelou's 90th birthday, here are five things to know about her complicated and inspiring life and work. Maya angelou was born marguerite annie johnson on april 4, 1928, in st louis, missouri upon her parents' divorce in 1931, she and her brother were sent to. Maya angelou - poet - maya angelou was an author, poet, historian, songwriter, playwright, dancer, stage and screen producer, director, performer, singer, and.