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artist , researcher

Margaret Fisher, American artist, researcher. Recipient Fulbright Research award, Italy, 1981, Rome prize, Modern Italian Studies, since 2008; Artist Exchange fellow, United States Japan Commission, 1983-1984, Choreographers' fellow, National Education Association, 1981, 1982, 1988.


Fisher, Margaret was born on November 4, 1948 in Miami. Daughter of Gene Sapiro Fisher and Ethel Kott.


Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1969. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 2001. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 2003.


Founder, director Cat's Paw Palace of Performing Arts, Berkeley, 1973—1977, Ma Fish Company, Emeryville, since 1983. Public Second Evening Art, 2003. Board directors International Performance Network, Emeryville, California, since 1974.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) Ezra Pound's Radio Operas, 2002 (Ezra Pound Society award, 2002), The Recovery of Ezra Pound’s Third Opera: Collis O Heliconi, 2005. Director: (video) Faux Foreign Series, 1992-1997. Choreographer (dance) Ma Fish Company Performing Group, 1977-1994.

      Co-author (with Robert Hughes): Cavalcanti: A Perspective on the Music of Ezra Pound, 2003. Editor: Ezra Pound's Le Testament, 2008.


Married Robert Grove Hughes, February 29, 1996.

Gene Sapiro Fisher

Ethel Kott

Robert Grove Hughes