Carmela Corren is an Israeli singer and actress. She dreamed of being a dancer but switched to singing in the wake of an injury. The American television producer Ed Sullivan discovered Carmela Corren in 1956 during a work venture in Jerusalem. Carmela, just out of military service in the Israeli army, was persuaded to come to New York to appear on his show.
Carmela toured South Africa with Cliff Richard and sang in English clubs. Later on she starred in several films (music/homeland films) and television productions. With beginning of the 1960s, Carmela Corren became well known in Germany, as well as Switzerland and in Austria. In 1963, she represented Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest. She is currently retired and lives in Florida. Since the 80’0 she lives in Florida, withdrawn form the showbusiness.