WORLD'S LONGEST-WORKING D.J. DIES AT 98

Jan 14, 2023

By Jeremy Logan

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The world’s longest-tenured disc jockey, Ray Cordeiro, who interviewed musical acts like the Beatles over the course of a six-decade career on Hong Kong radio, has passed away at the age of 98.

The death was announced by his former employer, Radio Television Hong Kong.

RTHK aired his program for 51 years, till his retirement in 2021.

Cordeiro was born in Hong Kong of Portuguese descent.

He made his name with the broadcast of a 1964 interview with the Beatles, then the world’s biggest music act.

The Guinness Book of Records named Ray Cordeiro the world’s longest-working disc jockey.

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