Born in Vienna, she escaped to England in 1938 and immigrated to the US in 1948. She became a popular singer, giving over a thousand concerts. An expert in folksong, Schlamme sang in 12 languages, including Jewish folksongs in Hebrew and Yiddish. Source: Encyclopedia Judaica. De Machetunim gehen (Yiddish Song) Sung by Martha Schlamme. From her album, "Martha Schlamme sings Jewish Folk Songs" (1957).