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DeadBorn: 4/4/1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Full name: Marguerite Ann Johnson
Noted For: writer; works include I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie (1971), And Still I Rise (1978). Recited her poem, "On the Pulse of Morning", at President Clinton's inauguration (1993).
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.