Roger Vaughan

ROGER VAUGHAN covered Bob Dylan, The Beatles, the Woodstock and Monterrey Pop Festivals, the Boston Symphony in China, and the Volvo (Whitbread) Round the World Race (from on board) for LIFE magazine. He was founding editor of TheYACHT magazine, and wrote about several America’s Cups, Olympics, and other grand prix sailing events for both ESPN TV, and print. His 18 published books include the America’s Cup (3); baseball (Tony Gwynn); hockey (Barry Melrose); golf (The Women’s Game); and development of the exclusive Caribbean island of Mustique. His biographies include media magnate and America’s Cup winner Ted Turner; the late music director Herbert von Karajan; the late medical researcher Hilary Koprowski; winningest Olympic Sailing Coach Victor Kovalenko (Australia); and educator, philanthropist and sailor, Harry Anderson. His most recent books are biographies of Arthur Curtiss James, America’s last railroad baron – a man who put 260,000 miles under the keels of his three, legendary yachts – and David Anderson, a Russian scholar and a rebel from a wealthy family who had three careers, three wives, and 13 children.  Vaughan is at work on a docu-drama of Aaron Burr.

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