28th April 1863
11th August 1940
Alfred Zamara was the son of Antonio Zamara and was born in Vienna. Like his father, became professor of harp at the Vienna Conservatory and solo harpist at the Vienna Hofoper. He and his sister, Theresa, were both taught the harp by their father. Alfred Zamara wrote many salon pieces, made transcriptions for the harp, and editedFrançois Joseph Naderman's Sieben Etuden; among his pupils was Joseph E. Schuëcker (1886-1938) from 1900-01.