|Kawai Eri河井 英里|
Kawai Eri (real name: 河井英理, same reading, May 8th, 1965 - August 4th, 2008) was a female Japanese singer from Tokyo, Japan. She both composed and sung not only classic but also pop and world music. She died after being hospitalized as the result of liver cancer on August 4, 2008 just before noon; she was only 43.
Her former stage name was Erie (エリ).