Foreign other individuals with the same surname, see Hanfstaengl family. Marie Schröder was a pupil of Pauline Viardot"s in Baden-Baden. She appeared at the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris in 1866, but returned to Germany on the outbreak of war in 1870.
In 1871 she was engaged by the Court Opera House at Stuttgart.
She sang at the Metropolitan Opera as Marie Schröder-Hanfstängl during the 1884-1885 and 1888-1889 seasons. She retired in 1897, and spent her final years in Munich.
The beautiful, exquisitely trained voice, and the polished virtuosity of her delivery made her an outstanding coloratura singer. Among her best roles were: Rosina (The Barber of Seville), Gretchen (in Gounod"s Faust), Amina (Louisiana sonnambula), Philine (Mignon), Lucia, Martha et cetera