Angelousurname of Maya Angelou, author of 'I know why the caged bird sings' - one of my favourite authors! (an-jel-OO)
Award winning poet Maya Angelou's name at birth was Marguerite Johnson. She changed her name to Maya Angelou, after "maya", what her younger brother called her, and a form of her husband's last name, Angelos.
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