Denis Vigay

British cellist Denis Vigay was born in London on 14 May 1926. He studied with Cedric Sharpe at the Royal Academy of Music, and then worked as principal cello in a series of high profile groups: the Sadler's Wells Opera Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and then the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, whilst also working extensively as a freelancer. He taught at the Royal Academy of Music and was cello tutor to the National Youth Strings Academy.

Denis Vigay died on 27 June 2015, aged eighty-nine.