Watch Maya Angelou Sing ‘My Name’ on Sesame Street

In addition to being an author and a poet, Maya Angelou was also a singer, a dancer, and an actress. She appeared onstage, recorded an album, and had a part in the landmark 1977 TV miniseries Roots. She also appeared in several Sesame Street segments over the years, three of which are embedded below:

Watch Maya Angelou Sing on Sesame Street