Definition of Angelou, Maya in English:

Angelou, Maya

proper noun

  • (1928–2014), US novelist and poet; born Marguerite Ann Johnson. The first volume of her autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" (1970), which recounts her harrowing experiences as a black child in the US South, was followed by six more: "Gather Together in My Name" (1974), "Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas" (1976), "The Heart of a Woman" (1981), "All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes" (1986), "A Song Flung Up to Heaven" (2002), and "Mom & Me & Mom" (2013)


Angelou, Maya