|LC control no.||n 50024879
|Personal name heading||Angelou, Maya
|Variant(s)||Johnson, Marguerite, 1928-2014
Johnson, Marguerite Ann
Johnson, Marguerite Annie
Make, Maya Angelou
|Other standard no.||Q19526
|Associated country||United States
|Place of birth||Saint Louis (Mo.)
|Place of death||Winston-Salem (N.C.)
|Affiliation||Wake Forest University
University of Ghana
|Profession or occupation||Poets
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|Found in||Her I know why the caged bird sings, 1969.
Her Conversations with Maya Angelou, c1989: CIP galley (b. 4-4-28)
ALCS database, 7 Mar. 2005 (Maya Angelou, born 1 Jan. 1928)
Empire:zine.com WWW site, 7 Mar. 2005: author spotlight (Maya Angelou, born 4 Apr. 1928 as Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis)
The Blacks, 1961 DLC copy theater program (Maya Angelou Make)
Contemporary authors on Infotrac, Aug. 6, 2009 (Maya Angelou; also known as: Marguerite Annie Johnson, Marguerite Johnson, Marguerite Ann Johnson; b. Marguerite Annie Johnson, Apr. 4, 1928, St. Louis, Mo.; author, poet, scriptwriter, playwright, performer, actress, and composer)
Washington post (online), viewed May 28, 2014 (Maya Angelou; b. Marguerite Annie Johnson, Apr. 4, 1928, St. Louis; m. Tosh Angelos (div.); m. Paul du Feu, 1973 (div. 1981); d. May 28, Winston-Salem, N.C., aged 86)
New York times (online), viewed May 28, 2014 (Maya Angelou; b. Marguerite Ann Johnson, Apr. 4, 1928, St. Louis; m. Tosh Angelos (div.); later romantically involved with Vusumzi L. Make; m. Paul du Feu (div.); d. Wednesday [May 28, 2014], Winston-Salem, N.C., aged 86); viewed May 29, 2014 (b. Marguerite Johnson)
African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 17, 2014: (Angelou, Maya; born Marguerite Annie Johnson; autobiographer / memoirist, poet, civil rights activist, educator; born 04 April 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States; joined the Harlem Writers Guild; moved to Ghana, worked for the University of Ghana and the African Review; returned to America to continue her career in the theater; helped Malcolm X and the Organization of African American Unity; the first woman and the only African American to read a poem at a presidential inauguration (President Bill Clinton, 1993); Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University; recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom; her other honors included a Pulitzer Prize nomination for her book of poetry, Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie; a Tony Award nomination for her role in the 1973 play Look Away, and three Grammys for her spoken word albums; she served on two presidential committees, and was awarded the Spingarn Medal in 1994, the National Medal of Arts in 2000, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011; Angelou was awarded over fifty honorary degrees)
Canadiana, April 23, 2020 (access point: Angelou, Maya; American)
|National bib agency no.||0069A4036E