Producers: Come to Me, Baby

Even as they slog through the lave pits of childhood and adolescence, most youths are forming some vision of what shape the cooled adult crust will take, how high the peaks will soar. For their models, they look to their fathers, older brothers, a teacher, a figure plunked from history—an Alexander or a Gehrig, a Shaw or a Morgan, a Renoir or a Luciano. for Raoul Levy, born of a Russian-Jewish family in Antwerp, educated there and at the London School of Economics, an R.A.F. veteran of World War II, there never seems...

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