The Secret Balance Of Champions: Health Challenges in Elite Sport (2021)
I coauthored the Introduction to this book:
The book explores health challenges elite athletes might face during and after their career, featuring insight from legendary champions such as Chris Hoy and Mo Farah.
Enrico Caruso By Himself
The legendary tenor Enrico Caruso was a major inspiration to all his successors up to and beyond Pavarotti. In 2014 I acquired an extensive unpublished archive of his letters and other papers. I used it to write a new biography of Caruso in English for private circulation rather than sale. My biography of Enrico Caruso, to celebrate the centenary of his death in 1921, is now live at: www.enricocaruso.org
My acquisition of the Caruso archive also led me to meet the great tenor Joseph Calleja. Together we launched a charity to help young musicians in the early stage of their careers: the Drake Calleja Trust. See the section on Philanthropy for more information about this charity.