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Maya Angelou—author, poet, playwright, stage and screen performer, and director—is best known for I Know Why the Caged It describes Angelou's life up to age sixteen, providing a child's point of view about the confusing world of adults. Maya Angelou was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published The first, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (), tells of her life up to the age of 17 and brought her international Angelou's older brother, Bailey Jr., nicknamed Marguerite "Maya", derived from "My" or "Mya Sister".