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Caged bird by maya angelou about this poet an acclaimed american poet, storyteller, activist, and autobiographer, maya angelou was born marguerite johnson in st. Maya angelou (1928-2014) was an american poet, memoirist, and civil rights advocate best known for her seven autobiographies her first biography, i know why the caged bird sings , tells of her life up to age 17 and brought her international recognition and acclaim. Wednesday's google doodle celebrates the life of author and poet maya angelou on what would have been her 90th birthday angelou died in may 2014 at the age of 86 the world-famous author wrote. Maya angelou, who died in 2014, was a sage and officially a national treasure president obama gave her the 2010 presidential medal of freedom.