This is a famous tale of an old schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, who
transfers to a small secluded settlement called Sleepy Hollow. During
the course of the story Ichabod competes with the town bully, Brom
Bones over the hand of Katrina Van Tassel. Listen to the story as
one night Ichabod leaves a lively party of food, drink and scary
story telling only to confront the infamous Headless Horseman.
This American author, essayist, biographer
and historian of the early 19th century, was best known for his
short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip
Van Winkle", both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book
of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Read more on Wikipedia.