Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (October 10, 1813 - January 27, 1901) was one of the great composers of Italian opera. A composer of romantic music, his work was already very popular during his lifetime and remains so today.
This aria is the Duke of Mantua's 'canzone' from the beginning of act 3 of Giuseppe Verdi's opera Rigoletto. The canzone is famous as a showcase for tenors.
In Europe, 'La donna è mobile' is one of the most popular melodies for football chants.