Earlier today, Anime News Network alerted its readers that Russian-born singer Ольга Витальевна Яковлева, better known as Origa, has died Saturday after a battle with lung cancer.
Origa was very popular in Japan, and known worldwide for singing the opening songs of the two Ghost in the Shell: StandAlone Complex series, and the soundtrack of the Solid State Society film that followed. She was only 44 years old. She will be missed.
Origa, was the same age as me, a fellow Russian girl with the voice of an angel. покойся с миром, Орига.