Maya Angelou Biography (1928-)

Original name, Marguerite (some sources cite Marguerita) Annie Johnson; surname is pronounced "an-ge-loo"; born April 4, 1928, in St. Louis, MO; daughterof Bailey (a doorkeeper and dietitian) and Vivian (a nurse and realtor; maiden name, Baxter) Johnson; married Enistasious "Tosh" Angelou (some sources cite surname as Angelos), 1950 (divorced, c. 1952); married Vusumzi Make (a lawyer and activist; divorced, 1963); married Paul Du Feu, December, 1973 (divorced, c. 1981); children: Clyde Bailey "Guy" Johnson (a writer).

Writer, actress, singer, dancer, director, producer
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April 4, 1928
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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