Ichabod Crane was a school teacher. After school, he would give singing lessons because he was a singing master. One of his students was the beautiful Katrina Van Tassel who Ichabod wanted her hand in marriage
Ichabod was invited to one of Katrina´s parties. They danced together all night, leaving Katrina other suiter, Brom Bones, jealous. When the gathering was over Ichabod proposed to Katrina, she said no and left Ichabod for Brom, had Katrina only been using him to get to Brom?
The Headless Hoseman spooks Ichabod and then he runs away for a very long time, later was found in New York. Katrina and Brom got happily married afterward.