Schubert, Maschinka



Operatic soprano; the wife of Franz Schubert, and a daughter of George Abraham Schneider. She was born at Reval and was a pupil of Bordogni in Paris, made her debut in London in 1832, then studied with Bianchi in Milan, joining shortly afterwards the Dresden Opera Company and remaining with it until 1860, when she retired from the operatic stage.