Carlos Lorente, deputy director of Los 40 Principales, passes away

In the early afternoon of Sunday, radio and television professionals received the terrible news of the death of Carlos Lorente, current deputy director of Los 40 Principales, at the age of 48.

From the music radio they said goodbye to “a great friend”, whom they also describe as “the soul of LOS40, a passionate music lover and an inspiration to all.” His teammates say goodbye, insisting that “you will always be our number one”:

Singers, fellow broadcasters and other characters from the world of television who had great esteem for Lorente have wanted to show their condolences through social networks, where they have shared emotional messages with those who have said their last goodbye to their partner and friend.

Carlos Lorente was very loved by his friends and colleagues.


“You left this morning too soon, without life warning you, without being able to say goodbye,” wrote the journalist Frank Blanco on his Twitter account. Blanco has spent a large part of his professional life with Lorente, who worked as a producer for several programs of the station, among which he highlighted You Yes, of which Frank Blanco was the presenter for many years.

Another of the stars of music radio, Tony Aguilar, visibly moved, has also shared a nice farewell through his account on the social network.

Also other celebrities, such as the artists Pablo Alborán or Aitana, wanted to remind him after learning about the tragic event, highlighting the good work and affection with which Lorente treated the professionals and guests who participated in any of the musical radio programs.

“I don’t believe it,” Lola Indigo posted on Twitter, while Aitana highlighted Lorente that “you could see the beautiful person that she was from afar,”

Without a doubt, the most emotional message has been that of the journalist Patricia Imaz, who also wanted to share her pain and say goodbye through the networks.

Lorente developed her entire career in The 40 where he started in October 2002 as a production assistant for You Yes, where he stayed until August 2003, and became a producer on Frank Blanco’s stage (2006-2010). He also embarked on other projects, such as What do you tell me or La noche caprichosa. Lorente was also a brand manager for the same station since October 2002; to become deputy director of musical radio, a position he held since January 1, 2020.