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FOR THE RECORDS

Hutchison’s childhood home. Whenever his parents played their beloved Ravel and Debussy works, they enforced one rule: “You weren’t allowed to talk,” he says. Though Hutchison favored rock and jazz when he started his own collection as a teen in the 1970s, he returned to classical upon inheriting his father’s LPs. His interest, a rare seven-disc set released in France in 1956. ¶ Hutchison now makes what many music aficionados consider the finest records on Earth.

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