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Maya Angelou 
American poet and author
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Date of birth4 April 1928
St. Louis
Marguerite Annie Johnson
Date of death28 May 2014
Winston-Salem
Country of citizenship
Residence
Educated at
  • George Washington High School
  • California Labor School
Occupation
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Field of work
Notable work
  • And Still I Rise
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • On the Pulse of Morning
Award received
  • National Women's Hall of Fame (1998)
  • Langston Hughes Medal (1991)
  • Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album (1993, On the Pulse of Morning)
  • Spingarn Medal (1994)
  • Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album (1995)
  • Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album (2002)
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Nonfiction (2005, Hallelujah! The Welcome Table)
  • Marian Anderson Award (2008)
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Nonfiction (2009, Letter to My Daughter)
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom (2010)
  • Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community (2013)
  • Candace Award (1990)
  • Horatio Alger Award (1992)
  • Arkansas Black Hall of Fame (1993)
  • Paul Robeson Award (1990)
  • Crystal Award (1992)
  • National Medal of Arts (2000)
  • Honorary doctorate of the University of South Carolina (1989)
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