▶ Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Maya Angelou had an illustrious career as a poet, singer, dancer and director She died at home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, her literary agent said One of her most famous works was "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" By Todd Leopold, Ashley Fantz, Moni Basu and Faith Karimi, CNN updated 8:40 AM EDT, Thu May More